Scrapping the scrappage scheme

Scrapping the scrappage scheme

Related Content   It is welcome news that UK Government has dismissed reports that it was considering a scrappage scheme for petrol and diesel cars as a short-term economic stimulus measure. In a typical scrappage scheme, the government would pay car owners to scrap...
Electricity markets under pressure

Electricity markets under pressure

Related Content   The Coronavirus has challenged all sectors of the UK economy, and electricity markets have been no exception. Electricity demand is down by as much as 20%, causing periods of negative electricity prices and unprecedented strain on the Electricity...
Net Zero needs a democratic mandate

Net Zero needs a democratic mandate

Related Content Net Zero will face a backlash if it doesn’t attain a proper mandate – this election must give it one, argues Benedict McAleenan from Policy Exchange This article was originally published at BusinessGreen.com   Whether its ‘Essex...
Are we really on the cusp of a ‘hydrogen economy’?

Are we really on the cusp of a ‘hydrogen economy’?

It is increasingly difficult for anyone working in the UK energy sector to be unaware of the way hydrogen has crept back into the discourse for transitioning to a low carbon economy. Just a few days ago Alstrom  announced it was set to make the UK’s first hydrogen...