Regulation, batteries, and overcoming 'short termism': Energy industry sketches out net zero vision

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Regulation, batteries, and overcoming 'short termism': Energy industry sketches out net zero vision

With the long-awaited Energy Whitepaper locked in a holding pattern, two major reports have this called on Ministers to better align energy policy with its net zero goal

The energy system is not fit for the transition to net zero emissions by 2050, but government intervention could overcome crucial barriers by reforming how the system is regulated and ensuring renewable...

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