Everything you need to know about the UK's landmark Energy White Paper

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The Energy White Paper has been several years in planning
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The Energy White Paper has been several years in planning

After several delays spanning at least a year, the government has finally unveiled vision for a future net zero energy system - here are the eight things you need to know about the long-awaited Energy White Paper

To describe autumn 2020 as a busy period for green economy policy in the UK would be an understatement. Recent weeks have seen a new 2030 emissions target, the National Infrastructure Strategy, the Treasury's...

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