Net zero

Industry must ‘level up’ 12,000 people a year to meet Net Zero targets

A new report by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Green Jobs Task Force has revealed the extent of ‘levelling up’ required to meet the UK’s Net Zero Carbon target by 2050. The ECA broadly supports the measures outlined in the report to increase investment in renewable energy, electricity networks, smart technologies and retrofitting […]

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Opinion: Come on Boris, Give Us a Clue!

Neil Schofield, Head of Government and External Affairs for the Worcester Bosch Group, discusses progress on government decarbonisation targets: Lately, there have been several developments in government when it comes to decarbonisation. However, an air of uncertainty surrounds the journey to Net Zero 2050 which ought to be cleared up by government as decarbonisation targets […]

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Welsh Government bans fossil fuel boilers in new build social housing from October

The Welsh Government has announced that the use of fossil fuels to heat newly built social homes will end from 1 October 2021. The ambition is for private developers to adopt the Welsh Development Quality Requirements 2021 – Creating Beautiful Homes and Places, by 2025. The move underpins the Welsh Government’s commitment to build 20,000 high […]

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Government route to Net Zero still unclear – Says Rinnai

Rinnai’s Chris Goggin believes that conflicting statements and polarising interest groups are making the future look very unclear. In this article, he looks at the current state of play. Logistical and organizational details of Net Zero ambitions to be achieved by 2050 are beginning to be outlined in several reports and papers produced by academia […]

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Wavin joins CLC’s net zero carbon programme

Wavin has joined the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) net zero carbon programme, which is part of the council’s CO2nstruct Zero initiative. The involvement is part of Wavin being awarded the status of ‘Industry Business Champion’ and brings together industry-leading manufacturers, contractors and consultants who are committed to uniting the sector to meet the government’s ambitious […]

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