United Kingdom govt publishes Clean Growth Strategy

United Kingdom govt publishes Clean Growth Strategy

United Kingdom govt publishes Clean Growth Strategy

Technologies categorized as "less established" in CfD regulations include offshore wind; advanced conversion technologies, with or without combined-heat-and-power (CHP); anaerobic digestion, with or without CHP; dedicated biomass with CHP; wave; tidal stream; and geothermal, with or without CHP.

"Clean Growth is at the heart of the Industrial Strategy, and the United Kingdom government is determined to unlock opportunities across the United Kingdom, while cutting carbon emissions as the world moves to towards a low carbon future".

United Kingdom climate change and industry minister Claire Perry said: "The impact of the Paris agreement and the unstoppable global shift towards low carbon technologies gives the United Kingdom an unparalleled opportunity".

Responding to the announcement, RenewableUK's chief executive, Hugh McNeal said "This government has unveiled an ambitious plan which sets us firmly on a course to deliver the modern, clean energy system which the United Kingdom needs".

It includes a commitment to develop a resources and waste strategy "to make the United Kingdom a world leader in terms of competitiveness, resource productivity and resource efficiency". The government will also explore new ways of limiting carbon emissions from landfill.

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"Emissions from the sector have reduced by 73 per cent since 1990, recycling rates have quadrupled over 15 years, and the equivalent of 2.3 million homes are powered by renewable electricity generated from waste. It will also show how actions taken to tackle emissions have helped to reduce energy bills for households". We look forward to BEIS's new Resources & Waste Strategy, which will need to be supported by meaningful funding and legislation to effect the scale of change needed for an urgent transition to a more circular economy.

"In addition, the suggestion that materials should be managed in relation to their environmental impact opens the door to smarter targets in the future".

Around £505m of the total funding will be used to support the commercialization of advanced clean energy technologies and processes.

A new CCUS Council will help the government to work in partnership with the industry and deploy CCUS at scale in the United Kingdom, the document says.

"We welcome the Clean Growth Strategy as a milestone in the United Kingdom working towards greater sustainability in new builds".

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