REA responds to PM’s vision to make UK a world-leader in green energy by 2030


  • Government pledges to make Covid-19 catalyst for drive to build back greener
  • Boris Johnson’s virtual Conservative Party Conference speech announces £160m investment in offshore wind to help meet climate targets
  • PM promises all UK homes will be powered by wind energy within a decade


Responding to the Prime Minister’s speech today, Dr Nina Skorupska, chief executive of the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Growth (REA) said:

“The REA has long advocated that the UK can be powered safely and securely by renewable energy and we welcome this important commitment from the Prime Minister to lead a Green Industrial Revolution.

“This critical step needs to be matched with commitments from Government to support other renewable power technologies and flexibility markets that will unleash further benefits even more directly for people’s homes and businesses.  

“We look forward to working with his departments on further exciting opportunities for delivering renewable heat and transport, also vital for meeting our Net Zero commitments.”



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About the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA)

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (known as the REA) is the UK’s largest trade association for renewable energy and clean technologies with around 550 members operating across heat, transport, power and the circular economy. The REA is a not-for-profit organisation representing fourteen sectors, ranging from biogas and renewable fuels to solar and electric vehicle charging. Membership ranges from major multinationals to sole traders.


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