Pete Burnill

Ensuring resilience in a highly renewable energy mix

Ensuring resilience in a highly renewable energy mix

Back in July last year we launched the National Infrastructure Assessment, the first of its kind in this country and of its scope anywhere in the world. It identifies clear priorities for the UK’s economic infrastructure over the coming years and decades, based on a thirty-year forward look at the changing shape of our economy...

2 Jul 2019 By
Carbon capture and storage: the heat is on

Carbon capture and storage: the heat is on

We recently welcomed the Government’s new action plan on Carbon Capture and Storage, which could bring reductions in emissions from large industrial processes as part of wider efforts to tackle climate change.  Our National Infrastructure Assessment – the first of its kind for the UK – examined this emerging technology, and considered where it could...

10 Dec 2018 By
Can the UK have an energy system based on renewables?

Can the UK have an energy system based on renewables?

Renewables have a major role to play in the future of the UK’s energy system. It is widely accepted that they will be an important aspect of solving the energy trilemma:  how to reduce carbon emissions, keep energy costs down and ensure security of supply. Where opinions differ is how much further we can, and...

21 Aug 2018 By

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