SMS focuses on going carbon-neutral by 2030

SMS focuses on going carbon-neutral by 2030: The SMS smart meter installer plans to become a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030. SMS plans to adopt the use of electric vehicles (EVs) across the whole business. The organisation’s guide to net zero includes an expansion in the use of renewable on-site generation and battery storage to power…
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Diesel Cars will be outnumbered by EVs before 2030

Diesel Cars will be outnumbered by EVs before 2030 predicts an AA survey from 12,500 drivers  suggesting 1/5 cars will EVs. EVs would form a fifth of all cars on the road as the forecast is by the time the ban on new petrol and diesel comes into force. The AA estimates we would see…
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Current offshore wind pipeline falls short of 40GW by 2030

Current offshore wind pipeline falls short of 40GW by 2030

Current offshore wind pipeline falls short of 40GW by 2030: Latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Renewables pipeline tracker report‘ show that even if all current offshore wind sites with leasing are developed in the coming years, total offshore wind capacity would only reach 29.7GW by 2030. The report currently tracks 22 sites across both floating…
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Government expedites ending for petrol & diesel cars

Government expedites ending for petrol & diesel cars: New cars and vans that are powered using petrol & diesel will become banned in the UK starting 2030. The ban forms a section of the government’s new 10-point plan to tackle climate change, which was initially planned for 2040, is set to be announced by the…
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No fossil fuel company is in line with 2°C climate limit

No fossil fuel company is in line with 2°C climate limit: The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) says no major fossil fuel company’s emissions pathway is aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C. A sustainable investment initiative report recently published claims despite a raft of “attention-grabbing” climate commitments made by European oil and gas companies in…
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NI called on to set 80% emissions 2030 target

NI called on to set 80% emissions 2030 target: Northern Ireland’s leaders have been called on by SSE Renewables to set an ambitious renewable energy target in its upcoming Energy Strategy of 80% emissions reductions by the end of the decade. The need of a clear roadmap has also been stressed by the firm, to…
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Brighton homes to get solar panels

Brighton homes to get solar panels: Hundreds of Brighton owned council homes could switch to solar power in a bid to improve area’s air quality and have their fuel bills cut. The upgrade to 500 households could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 300 tonnes every year and help residents cut energy bills by up to…
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Community energy due to power 2.2m homes by 2030

Community energy due to power 2.2m homes by 2030: By 2030, community energy projects should be powering the equivalent of 2.2 million homes across the UK. That’s the verdict from Community Energy England (CEE), which says community-owned initiatives could generate 5,270MW by this time, supporting 8,700 jobs, saving 2.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions…
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