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BLOG - Jan 16, 2020

Guest Blog – Data-driven electric vehicle transition

Following on from the EV Energy Taskforce report launch, ElectraLink’s Gill Nowell reflects on next steps.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Jan 14, 2020

REA comments on EV Energy Taskforce final report

REA comments on the EV Energy Taskforce’s final report and the 21 proposals to Government

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Jan 13, 2020

Mayor launches ‘London Power’

REA comments on the launch of London Power.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Dec 17, 2019

REA comments on Ofgem’s RIIO ED2 Framework for distribution networks

Ofgem releases part of the framework for the RIIO-2 Price Control for distribution networks

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Dec 16, 2019

REA comments on Sandbag’s Playing with Fire Report

REA comments on Sandbag’s Playing with Fire Report

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Dec 13, 2019

REA comments General Election Result

REA comments on 2019 General Election result

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 29, 2019

REA comments on Labour’s ‘Regional Manifestos’

Labour are right to deliver region specific manifestos and pathways when it comes to implementing their Green Industrial Revolution. Transitioning to a Net Zero economy cannot be a one size fits all approach.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 28, 2019

A cross-sector coalition is calling for a post-election pact on Net Zero ahead of the world’s first televised climate debate

An open letter signed by over 40 academics, policy specialists, trade bodies and businesses has called upon major political parties to agree to a post-election pact on climate change.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 28, 2019

Open letter to party leaders: Post – election pact on climate change

We the undersigned believe that urgent action is required to ensure that the UK meets our Net Zero targets and continues to lead the way on the international stage.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 22, 2019

REA comments on Party Manifestos

The REA welcomes the Green Party’s policy announcement today, to appoint a Carbon Chancellor. They have identified a weak link in the UK’s ambitions to decarbonise the country; the Treasury.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 21, 2019

Ofgem TCR decision to undermine renewables deployment and grid flexibility

Ofgem has today released its final decision on the Targeted Charging Review (TCR), which, in the view of the REA, will undermine subsidy-free renewable power deployment and reduce investment in ‘flexible’ energy technologies.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 18, 2019

REA comments on Labour’s ‘Climate Apprenticeships’

The REA wholeheartedly welcomes Labour’s announcement to dedicate an apprenticeship scheme to climate change specific jobs and, in particular, the focus on upskilling existing workers.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 14, 2019

REA comments on the Green Party’s ‘Carbon Chancellor’ announcement

The REA welcomes the Green Party’s policy announcement today, to appoint a Carbon Chancellor. They have identified a weak link in the UK’s ambitions to decarbonise the country; the Treasury.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 13, 2019

Britain ranks second to last for power system flexibility in review of nine leading European countries-REA Report

Britain ranks eighth out of nine northern European countries in attracting and facilitating investment in electricity system flexibility, a new industry report finds

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 7, 2019

Opposition to renewables hits an all-time low in the run up to the ‘climate election’

The latest public attitudes tracker published today has found that opposition to renewables has hit an all-time low. This comes just over a month before what has been deemed by opposition parties as the ‘climate change election’.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 1, 2019

REA comments on Labour’s ‘zero carbon standard’ for new all homes

Labour announce plans to introduce a ‘zero carbon standard’ for all new homes in the UK.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES - Nov 1, 2019

REA outlines five manifesto pledges essential to achieving Net Zero

In advance of the upcoming election, the REA is urging all political parties to adopt five manifesto pledges or risk missing the UK’s legally binding Net Zero targets.

BLOG - Oct 31, 2019

Securing power should be a cross-party priority this election

As heat and transport are being electrified, and coal and much nuclear capacity are due to come offline, parties should be debating how to bring forward new generation in the next parliament.