EVs and public charging network ‘vital for key workers’ during coronavirus crisis

A survey conducted by Zap-Map and the REA asked more than 3,000 EV users about their usage – 83% of users are still reliant on their EV for essential travel

REA and ADBA launch survey to treat organic waste surplus caused by Covid-19 lockdown

The initiative aims to connect suppliers with regulators and prioritise recycling through anaerobic digestion over other types of disposal such as energy recovery, incineration and landfill

UK Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Association and REA announce merger

The trade associations suggest the partnership will provide a ‘communications boost’ to the UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Ofgem confirms controversial plans for power network charges

Industry has slammed the regulator’s outcome of the Targeted Charging Review

More than 17,500 people sign petition to stop solar and storage VAT hike

Under the new law proposed by HM Revenue and Customs, the VAT for new solar and energy storage products will increase from 5% to 20% from October

UK ‘must use bioenergy with carbon capture and storage to go net-zero’

The Renewable Energy Association has called on policymakers to ensure these technologies fulfil their potential as valuable tools to decarbonise the economy

Government extends deadline for Renewable Heat Incentive projects

It is now open until 31st January 2021

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Industry responds to Labour’s energy nationalisation plans

It announced plans to take National Grid into public ownership as well as replace the existing distribution network operators

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UK’s EV industry ‘must prioritise consumer ease of use’

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) says collaboration and interoperability are key to wide-scale adoption

Could bioenergy help reduce energy bills?

The Renewable Energy Association has launched a review into the future of bioenergy and is seeking views on its potential