Reports: Government to ramp up wind power and energy efficiency efforts in response to Ukraine crisis

Michael Holder
clock • 4 min read
The Hornsea One offshore wind farm
Image:

The Hornsea One offshore wind farm

Upcoming Energy Security Strategy expected to include higher targets for offshore and floating wind, alongside new energy efficiency measures

The government is planning to strengthen targets for UK offshore wind capacity and boost energy efficiency programmes as part of its plan to reduce the need for Russian oil and gas following the invasion...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Wind

Chris Skidmore was speaking at BusinessGreen's Net Zero Festival today

Net Zero Review: Chris Skidmore promises 'no rowing back' on net zero strategy as call for evidence launched

Conservative MP insists his review of UK’s net zero agenda is fully independent and that now is 'not a time to recoil from our climate commitments'

Michael Holder
clock 29 September 2022 • 6 min read
Chris Skidmore: 'Net zero is no longer a target, but an economic reality'

Chris Skidmore: 'Net zero is no longer a target, but an economic reality'

Conservative MP and chair of the Net Zero Review's speech at BusinessGreen's Net Zero Festival

Chris Skidmore MP
clock 29 September 2022 • 9 min read
Blown away: Vattenfall wind farm fund celebrates £20m investment in local community

Blown away: Vattenfall wind farm fund celebrates £20m investment in local community

Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund has delivered grants, loans, and COVID support to local groups and businesses

clock 29 September 2022 • 2 min read