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Government response endorses Commission vision for greenhouse gas removals

Government response endorses Commission vision for greenhouse gas removals

The government has today (Tuesday 5th July) published its formal response to the Commission’s 2021 study, Engineered greenhouse gas removals. This study recommended that government commit to the wide scale deployment of new engineered greenhouse gas removal technologies by 2030 in order to meet its climate change obligations. The Commission concluded that these technologies offer the...

5 Jul 2022 By
“The priority now is to get on with it”: Sir John Armitt responds to government’s net zero strategies
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“The priority now is to get on with it”: Sir John Armitt responds to government’s net zero strategies

The government has today (19 October 2021) published a number of documents setting out commitments to support the transition to a lower carbon economy. Responding to publication of the Heat and Buildings Strategy, Sir John Armitt, Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, said: “Kick starting the heat pump market to reduce costs for households to...

19 Oct 2021 By
Policy roadmap needed to achieve “important signal of intent”: Armitt on revised emissions target
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Policy roadmap needed to achieve “important signal of intent”: Armitt on revised emissions target

The National Infrastructure Commission has welcomed today’s announcement by government that it will introduce a legally binding target to reduce emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels, in line with recommendations from the Climate Change Committee. Sir John Armitt, Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, said: “This ambitious target provides an important signal...

20 Apr 2021 By
Historic Energy Datasets
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Historic Energy Datasets

The Commission's Historic Energy Dataset provides data on the UK’s energy history spanning back as far as the year 1700.

2 Oct 2020
Renewables, Recovery, and Reaching Net Zero
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Renewables, Recovery, and Reaching Net Zero

Datasets including modelled projections of electricity system costs, consumer bills, capital investments and energy generation.

11 Aug 2020
Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Energy Modelling
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Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Energy Modelling

Data on electricity demand and consumption, and modelled projections.

13 Oct 2017

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