Net Zero

“Net zero” means achieving a state where the greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted do not exceed the gases being removed from the atmosphere so that the overall balance is zero.

Essential news articles covering climate change, net zero and carbon emissions from the writers of Energy Advice Hub.

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Net Zero Tracker: Only 4% of company targets align with UN climate requirements

The Net Zero Tracker report, released today (12 June), revealed that the world's largest corporations are only making nominal progress towards their climate targets,...

UK solar power has ‘untapped potential’ in commercial realm

The integration of solar power in commercial buildings has the potential to revolutionise the renewable energy landscape in the UK, according to the new...

Business insider: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

As of 5 January 2023, large and listed companies in the EU must align with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The new directive...

‘Unlocking opportunities’: Government holds first Net Zero Council

Leaders from the world’s top banks, energy companies, and tech giants gathered on Tuesday (9 May) for the first-ever Net Zero Council meeting. Ministers...

Report: UK intensive industry must install 200GW of low carbon energy in next 12...

The UK's goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 requires a significant transition towards a zero-carbon power grid and the electrification of heavy...
A quick guide to energy bill support for Energy and Trade Intensive Industries (ETIIs)

A quick guide to energy bill support for Energy and Trade Intensive Industries (ETIIs)

The government has opened applications for increased Energy and Trade Intensive Industries (ETII) support under the Energy Bill Discount Scheme. It’s important to note...
Social value to be rewarded under proposed CfD reform

Social value to be rewarded under proposed CfD reform

The UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) is looking to reform its Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which offers a guaranteed...
Two-year extension to the current Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme

Two-year extension to the current Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme

The Climate Change Agreement (CCA) is set to extend two years until 2027, Jeremy Hunt announced in the Spring Budget. This means that qualifying...
Spring Budget: the energy, carbon, and green economy lowdown

Spring Budget: the energy, carbon, and green economy lowdown

Today (15 March) Jeremy Hunt announced the Spring Budget. New funding for energy efficiency and support for swimming pools broke the surface, as well...
EU anti-greenwashing laws for UK businesses abroad

What energy and carbon announcements are expected in March’s Spring Budget?

This year’s Spring Budget takes place on Wednesday 15 March, and in our sector, thoughts are turning to how the UK green economy may...

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