Committee on Climate Change

Mass deployment of heat pumps or hydrogen feels like an overstep if we can’t get the simple things right

Darren McMahon, Marketing Director at Viessmann, takes a look at the Committee on Climate Change’s report into decarbonising UK homes, and offers his thoughts about the best course of action to take. The Committee on Climate Change has published a comprehensive report setting out the scale of the challenge faced in terms of decarbonising our […]

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Hydrogen is a "credible option" to help decarbonise UK energy systems – says Committee on Climate Change

Hydrogen is a credible option to help decarbonise the UK energy system but its role depends on early Government commitment and improved support to develop the UK’s industrial capability, says a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The CCC’s Hydrogen in a low-carbon economy report finds that hydrogen can make an important contribution to […]

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OFTEC is disappointed with Committee on Climate Change's stance on heat pumps for off-grid homes

OFTEC has written to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) expressing major disappointment that, despite clear evidence showing heat pumps are not providing a viable route to decarbonising heat from off-grid homes, the Government’s advisory body has still endorsed this approach in its latest report. The recently published ‘Reducing UK emissions: 2018 Progress Report to […]

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