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The UK water heating market to return to growth in 2021

The UK water heating market to return to growth in 2021: With the outbreak of Covid-19 in 2020, the UK water heating market saw a sharp decline of around -13% but the latest report from AMA Research estimates a return to growth in 2021. New housebuilding was the most severely impacted of all the construction…
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Market for new-build renewables doubtful to meet net zero

Market for new-build renewables doubtful to meet net zero: The current market and options available for new-build renewables are inadequate to keep the UK on track to its net zero target. According to National Grid Future Energy Scenario (FES), the UK needs approximately 87-113GW (scenario dependent) of renewables capacity by 2030 and 197-231GW by 2050.…
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Scottish new homes may need zero emission heating

Scottish new homes may need zero emission heating: Under new plans suggested by the Scottish Government, all new build homes in Scotland could make it compulsory to have zero emission heating systems. It has started a consultation on the proposed New Build Heat Standard, focused on lowering greenhouse gas emissions & assisting Scotland to meet…
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Nuclear should not be considered low carbon energy

Nuclear should not be considered low carbon energy: If countries want to lower emissions as significantly, swiftly and affordably as possible, they must prioritise renewable investment over new-build nuclear.   The University of Sussex Business School and the ISM International School of Management has suggested, which evaluated 123 countries over a period of 25 years.…
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