Mike Foster

Energy Price Crisis – Industry reaction

The headlines are full of news about rising gas prices and energy company bailouts, as wholesale gas prices have increased by an astronomical 250% since January. With warnings of huge energy bills for those coming to the end of their fixed deals, and a 13% rise for households on pre-payment meters, many are understandably worried […]

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UK Government launches Hydrogen Strategy

The UK Government has launched its Hydrogen Strategy, which aims to unlock £4 billion investment by 2030. The Strategy aims to drive the commitments laid out in the Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan for a green industrial revolution, by setting the foundation for how the UK government will work with industry to meet its ambition […]

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Hydrogen-ready boilers will not cost more than natural gas equivalents

A hydrogen-ready boiler will cost no more than its natural gas equivalent as a result of a new price-promise being made by the UK’s major boiler manufacturers. The boiler industry’s Big Four have come together for the first time in a joint initiative to help consumers reduce carbon emissions from home heating and hot water […]

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Simple Question: Who will pay for decarbonisation?

Neil Schofield, Head of Government and External Affairs for the Worcester Bosch Group, discusses the simple yet crucial question on everyone’s minds when it comes to decarbonisation; who will pay for it? Over the last few weeks, conversations surrounding decarbonisation have turned to the pertinent topic of finance. This is a subject that has previously […]

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Are consumers willing to pay for low carbon technologies?

A new report warns the government is facing a major consumer backlash over its plans for the mass roll-out of heat pumps to replace gas boilers. The new report, called Too Close to Home which has been published by the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), demonstrates that while consumers broadly support the government’s climate change efforts there […]

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