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UK Government to Commit to 2050 Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions

UK Government to Commit to 2050 Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Following on from our blogs where we shared the latest advice from the Committee on Climate Change, we are delighted to share the news that the UK Government will be the first country in the world to write into law a net zero emissions target.

Oil & Gas Set To Be Out-priced by Renewables by 2020

Oil & Gas Set To Be Out-priced by Renewables by 2020

According to Swanson’s Law, solar PV tends to become 20% cheaper for every doubling of cumulative shipped volume. Solar energy costs have continued to decrease steeply for decades. in 1977 solar panels cost $77 per watt, compare that to 2016 where the cost had fallen as low as $0.36 per watt.

Bosch Global to be carbon neutral from 2020

Bosch Global to be carbon neutral from 2020

Bosch is to be fully carbon-neutral as early as next year. Bosch has over 400 locations worldwide made up of engineering, manufacturing and administrative facilities, and none of these will leave a carbon footprint from the start of the next decade.

UK Electricity Continues To Get Cleaner

UK Electricity Continues To Get Cleaner

Latest figures from the Internation Energy Agency show that electricity generated in the UK continues to get cleaner, with emission rates per unit of electricity at their lowest for over 100 years. The biggest contributor to this is the development and continued investment in offshore wind. In fact, figures show that the UK has the largest offshore wind capacity in the World, and has done so since 2008.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

In 2018, the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 3%, and are continuing to drop, while low carbon generation rose by 53%.