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Ban on petrol and diesel cars sooner than expected

The Government has officially confirmed that the ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars has been moved forward to 2030, while also announcing a new £20m funding pot for electric vehicle (EV) innovation. Transport is the UK’s largest Read more »


E10 to fuel UK’s journey to net zero

Today’s announcement that the UK Government will mandate the introduction of E10 fuel – petrol containing up to 10% of sustainable bioethanol, from September this year – has been welcomed by the industry with open arms. Ken Cronin CEO of Read more »


Industry response to Government’s Energy White Paper

With Government acknowledging the positive contribution that the industry can make in the transition to net zero in its recently published Energy White Paper, UKPIA and OGUK have welcomed the report. Following the release of the white paper, UKPIA has Read more »


OFTEC: Time for open debate on off grid heat decarbonisation

Any consultation arising from the Government’s long anticipated Heat in Buildings strategy must allow a genuine discussion on all the options to decarbonise rural homes, otherwise thousands of households could suffer severe financial consequences, warns OFTEC. Up until now, government Read more »


OFTEC urges support for renewable liquid fuels after PM outlines 10-point plan

Paul Rose, CEO of OFTEC, responds to the Government plan for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’: Decarbonising heat from UK homes is a national priority that must be urgently addressed. However, we are concerned about the high costs rural households are likely Read more »


UKPIA responds to announcement on combustion engine vehicles

In its aims to decarbonise transport the UK Government has today announced plans for an end to sales of new conventional combustion engines from 2030. UKPIA fully supports the decarbonisation of transport and will continue to work with its members Read more »


Industry response to PM’s 10-point plan for green industrial revolution

Responses to the Governments 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution reflect the positive and collaborative nature of the industry. Here, we hear from OGUK’s Deirdre Michie and TSA’s Peter Davidson. Commenting on the 10-point green industrial revolution, announced by Read more »


UK businesses pledge £3bn investment and call on PM to back British hydrogen

The UK could see more than £3 billion invested in the emerging hydrogen sector as more businesses step forward to pledge funding – but only if PM Boris Johnson backs the low-carbon fuel in his forthcoming Net Zero speech expected this Read more »


UKIFDA submits view on ending sales of petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles by 2035

Tony Brown

UKIFDA has submitted its views on the government’s latest consultation which is looking at ending sales of petrol diesel and hybrid cars by 2035. The association believes that petrol/diesel and hybrid vehicles should still be allowed on sale after the Read more »


UKIFDA responds to government consultations

Guy Pulham

UKIFDA has submitted its views on the government’s ‘Future Support for Low Carbon Heat’ and ‘Energy Efficiency in Existing Homes’ consultations. The Environmental Audit Committee launched its inquiry into Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes in May and wanted views on Read more »