Author: Jillian Ambrose

Investment in clean energy likely to be double figure for fossil fuels in 2024, IEA says

Low-carbon electricity investment driven by solar projects but oil and gas spending still too high to meet climate goalsGlobal investment in low-carbon electricity will rise to 10 times as much as fossil fuel power this year due to an increase in spend…

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UK heat pump adopters open up homes to encourage others to ditch gas boilers

VisitAHeatPump service allows householders to look and ask questions about low-carbon systemUK householders considering swapping their gas boiler for an electric heat pump could see how they work by visiting an early adopter in their area.A new servic…

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UK heat pump rollout criticised as too slow by public spending watchdog

Installations must speed up 11-fold as advisers say latest changes to scheme likely to make 2028 target even harderThe public spending watchdog has criticised the slow pace of the government’s heat pump rollout just days after ministers postponed an im…

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‘We’re facing a critical shortage’: why UK’s green revolution urgently needs skilled workers

The country’s net zero transition may not be short of funds. But it desperately requires many more skilled engineers, electricians and workers than it hasIn recent years, Britain has been busy setting up the scaffolding of the country’s future low-carb…

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World’s renewable energy capacity grew at record pace in 2023

IEA report says 50% growth last year keeps hope of achieving Cop28 climate target of tripling clean energy capacityGlobal renewable energy capacity grew by the fastest pace recorded in the last 20 years in 2023, which could put the world within reach o…

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