National Infrastructure Commission seeks evidence on carbon capture and storage technologies

It is inviting businesses, policymakers, scientists, academics, think tanks and investors to share their views on the potential of two technologies – direct air CCS and bioenergy with CCS

UK urged to reach 65% renewables by 2030

The low cost of renewable generation could accelerate the green recovery, according to a report

Britain needs ‘vital infrastructure to resist coming climate shocks’

The government should set clear resilience standards for infrastructure operators and introduce stress tests, according to a new report

Sir John Armitt: Government needs to make real decisions, not just warm words

He said driving towards a 2050 net-zero goal is a great idea but stressed the difficult part was only just beginning

Ban new diesel lorry sales by 2040, urges NIC

The National Infrastructure Commission says the government must set long term targets to ensure UK freight is carbon free by 2050

National Infrastructure Commission seeks views on improving utility regulation

The deadline for responses is 12th April 2019

UK Government advised to call time on nuclear and boost renewables

The National Infrastructure Commission says there is a ‘golden opportunity’ to make the country greener and save consumers money in the long term

Energy sector welcomes infrastucture report

The energy industry has welcomed the findings of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) report launched yesterday. The NIC stated consumers could see savings worth up to £8 billion a year by 2030 by using electricity in a “smart” way. The National Grid believes the report “provides a clear view of the many developments currently taking […]

Smart energy could save UK consumers £8bn a year

Consumers could see savings worth up to £8 billion a year by 2030 by using electricity in a “smart” way. In a new report, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) suggests a smart power revolution could be delivered around three innovations – interconnection, storage and demand flexibility. It believes they could also help the UK meet […]