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Concern over lack of support for renewable energy industry in Autumn Budget
The Autumn Budget is a missed opportunity for the Government to show their support to the renewable energy deployment and clean growth.
UK goes without coal for a record breaking two months
The UK has run for more than 1600 hours without coal power so far in 2018.
BEIS Committee EV report rightly calls for focus on deployment
Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy Committee releases their report ‘Electric vehicles: driving the transition’
REA announces partnership with ITT Hub event in 2020
Renewable Energy Association joins the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership in backing ITT Hub 2020 event.
WHA Calls for Stronger Enforcement of Smoke Control Laws and Raising Public Awareness to Address Air
The WHA welcomes the Governments focus on addressing genuine air quality concerns arising from the domestic burning of solid Fuels and wood, however, believe proposals will only improve air quality if they focus on stronger enforcement of the existing rules and better public education, especially in urban areas. The Smoke Control Act already provides powers to Local Authorities and Government to ban the use of these polluting technologies in Smoke Control Areas.
Government announces reduction in Plug-In-Car Grant
The Government have announced their plans to change the current structure of their Plug-In-Car Grant in line with the increased uptake of electric vehicles. The new structure will see the grant rate for Category 1 vehicles reduced from £4,500 to £3,500 with Category 2 and 3 vehicles no longer eligible for the grant.