NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Oct 15, 2019
The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has this morning published proposals for energy storage technologies to be processed via the local planning process at all sizes, rather than proceeding via the National Planning Regime when above a certain size, as is the case with power projects at present.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Oct 11, 2019
The REA and ElectraLink have found that battery storage exports to GB distribution networks rose to nearly 49GWh in 2018, up from 50MWh in 2014.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Oct 9, 2019
Prorogation sees Trade and environmentally friendly bills dropped amid Extinction Rebellion protests
On Tuesday evening Parliament was prorogued seeing a number of bills dropped including the Agriculture, Trade and Non-Domestic Ratings Bills.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Oct 8, 2019
REA comments on HM Treasury tariff update.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Sep 26, 2019
Earlier today BEIS released the latest Energy Trends statisticsThe release found that coal had reached a record low and that biofuel consumption had increased by 30% on 2018 Q2 figures.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Sep 25, 2019
REA comments on leading charging solutions providers signing a letter of intent pledging to open their networks for drivers of electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK through a roaming partnership by the end of 2019
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Sep 20, 2019
The CfD announcement is a landmark moment for the industry, seeing offshore and remote island wind offering clean energy below the projected wholesale cost of electricity, a great achievement.
BLOG - Sep 19, 2019
Brexit or no Brexit, we’re running out of time to tackle climate change, argues the REA’s Nina Skorupska.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Sep 4, 2019
A new report from the UK’s leading renewable energy and clean technology trade association is urging Ministers to commit to 16% of primary energy supply coming from bioenergy by 2032 or risk jeopardising the UK’s energy security.
UNCATEGORISED - Sep 1, 2019
The EA has provided a summary of the responses that they received from industry concerning a review of permit conditions to improve environmental outcomes.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Aug 22, 2019
Earlier today the Science and Technology Committee released their report Clean Growth: Technologies for meeting the UK’s emissions reductions targetsThe REA’s CEO Nina Skorupska submitted written and oral evidence to the session earlier this year.
BLOG - Aug 20, 2019
Pushed out just days before Boris Johnson’s great reshuffle, the UK’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) delivered two consultations, two calls for evidence, and a major market announcement – all of which effectively amount to transforming the largely unregulated charging infrastructure sector into a regulated one.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Aug 13, 2019
Quality Protocols (QPs) are end of waste frameworks, recognised by the Environment Agency and used by industry on a voluntary basis to identify the point at which waste, having been fully recovered, may be regarded as a non-waste product. This means the waste derived material can be used in specified markets without the need for waste regulation controls.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Aug 12, 2019
Transport Secretary doubles the size of the On-street Residential Charging Fund by adding an extra £2.5mFund helps Local Authorities install charging infrastructure on-streetEmbargoed Department for Transport press release below.
BLOG - Aug 9, 2019
Since 2017 the UK has been swept up in the Blue Planet effect. A grass roots revolution sparked by one infamous episode has seen awareness of plastics in the ocean sky rocket and contributed to the use of single-use plastic bags in major supermarkets dropping by a third in the past year.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Aug 5, 2019
SMMT reports surge in sales for Battery Electric Vehicles in the UK in July 2019 (over July 2018) – up 158.1%. Battery Electric Vehicles now comprise 1.4% of new car sales (in July 2019)REA comment on the figures.
NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Jul 31, 2019
The Government has today announced that the sale of single-use plastic bags from the largest retailers have fallen 90% following the introduction of the 5p charge on single use carrier bags in 2015.
BLOG - Jul 30, 2019
Negative emissions (sometimes also referred to as Greenhouse Gas Removals or GGRs) are achieved when we remove carbon dioxide from the earth’s atmosphere.