Tagged: carbon capture and storage

Letter to Rt Hon Amber Rudd: A strategic approach to Carbon Capture and Storage

This is a letter to the Right Honorable Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, outlining a new strategic approach to Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK in the wake of the cancellation of the CCS Commercialisation Programme in November 2015.

Implications of the Paris Agreement for the fifth carbon budget

CCC letter to Amber Rudd MP

A letter from the Committee on Climate Change to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, The Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, setting out how the outcome of COP21, and other significant changes, affect the CCC’s advice on the recommended level of the fifth carbon budget.

New low-carbon electricity generation is cost-effective option for UK power sector investment in 2020s and beyond

Sun shines through electricity pylon

A low-carbon electricity supply is the most cost-effective way to meet the need for more generation in the 2020s given the UK’s climate change commitments, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says in a new report setting out UK power sector scenarios for 2030.

View the latest from the Committee – with Adrian’s monthly meeting round-up

Monthly meeting round-up from Adrian Gault, Chief Economist at the CCC. Each month, I will update you on the latest analytical discussions from our Committee

New study shows potential value of UK’s offshore wind

The Offshore Valuation Group, today publishes the first full economic valuation of the UK’s offshore renewable resource. The study was part-funded by the CCC, one of a range of commissioning organisations of the independent study, which included the  UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments, and eight energy companies. The study suggests that the offshore renewable energy industry in the UK, using less than a third of the total available resource, could: …