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2021

Climate change: ‘Major step forward’ as national grid on track for ‘zero carbon’ periods by 2025 – Sky News, June 15

Halogen lightbulb sales to be banned in the UK – Joe.co.uk, June 10

What does Shell’s Dutch court ruling mean for big polluters? – Ends Report, June 10

Energy Efficiency Comparison: Air-Cooling vs Liquid Cooling – Inside HPC, May 26

Transmission charging ‘not necessarily’ impacting emissions reductions – Energy Voice, May 28

Green energy drive puts Britain’s resilience in doubt – The Telegraph, May 19

Rob Gross on Times Radio – April 22

New driving rules to be aware of from this month including £200 fine for using phone – The Mirror, April 12

Green energy tariffs may sometimes be misinformed – The Westfield Voice, April 7

Driving the next stage of European green recovery – Social Europe, April 6

Green energy tariffs often ‘misleading’ – BBC, April 1

UKERC Director Rob Gross on You and Yours – BBC Radio 4, March 12

UKERC Director Rob Gross discussing the Fukushima disaster – BBC World News, March 12

How governments and companies should listen to the people on climate change – Phys.org, March 5

Seven driving laws coming in 2021 – and they start in March – Birmingham Live, February 25

Changes to car tax – how will they affect you – Business Motoring, February 24

Utilities call for gas’ ‘thumb to be taken off the scale’ with changes to levies – Current News, February 17

UKPN and WWU launch hybrid ‘cross vector’ low carbon heating trial – Current News, February 10

A hydrogen fuel revolution is coming – here’s why we might not want it – New Scientist, February 3

Low-carbon heat: UK’s heat pump sales set to almost double this year – Edie.net, February 3

Car tax changes for 2021 should not be ‘punishing’ petrol and diesel drivers – The Express, February 2

Car tax changes: The cost of owning petrol and diesel cars ‘will get more expensive’ – The Express, February 1

What’s Next For EU Energy Research After Brexit? – Forbes, January 25

Is oil dead? ‘Black gold’ loses its sparkle – E&T, January 20

Heating systems are ready to get ready for decarbonisation, says BEMA – HVP, January 20

The UK has some of the least energy-efficient housing in Europe – here’s how to fix this – Australian Times, January 19

The UK has some of the least energy-efficient housing in Europe – here’s how to fix this – The Conversation, January 15

Expert pushes for new car tax changes which could affect thousands of drivers – The Express, January 13

Car tax changes should not treat drivers as ‘cash cows’ to fund Government shortfalls – The Express, January 10

2020

Car tax changes could ‘backfire’ as petrol and diesel owners issued with warning – Daily Star, December 31

Car tax warning issued as petrol and diesel owners attacked in new proposals – The Express, December 31

Car tax changes which will penalise petrol and diesel owners are ‘unreasonably high’ – The Express, December 25

The heat pump rollout could fail due to high electricity costs warns EAC – Current News, December 22

Calls for 50% tax on most polluting cars to improve uptake of electric vehicles – RAC, December 18

Calls for 50% per cent tax on polluting cars to encourage electric vehicles sales – Express and Star, December 18

France Energy: The Nuclear Option – TRT World, December 16

Is it time for a tougher tax on SUV gas-guzzlers? – Business Green, December 15

UKERC on The Today Show – BBC Radio 4, December 14

 

Covid-19 pandemic to leave millions more ‘gas guzzlers’ on the road past 2030 – The Times, December 14

World is in danger of missing Paris climate target, summit is warned – Carbon Brief, December 14

Sizewell C: Government in talks to fund £20bn nuclear plant – BBC, December 14

Tax most polluting cars to speed up transition to electric vehicles, experts say – iNews, December 14

UK energy policymakers should learn from overseas and gather external advice, report finds – Global Government Forum, December 9

Path to net zero puts heavy burden on UK consumers – Financial Times, 9 December

Ending UK’s climate emissions ‘affordable’, say official advisers – The Guardian, 9 December

How can we turn our homes green to meet the climate challenge? – Press Association, 9 December (This article was released by the Press Association and shared in many regional publications)

The revolution will not be capitalised – Petroleum Economist, 4 December

Editors comment November/December 2020: Green plan of action – HVP Magazine, 2 December

In-depth Q&A: Does the world need hydrogen to solve climate change? – Carbon Brief, 30 November

How battery storage might turn the tide for the latest Swansea Bay tidal lagoon proposal – Wales Online, 29 November

Nuclear power pushed to back burner in U.K.’s green energy plan – Japan Times, 22 November

Britain warned to ramp up electric car subsidies or lose green race – The Telegraph, 19 November

‘Laying the groundwork’: Heat Pump Association calls for heating policy revamp – Business Green, 13 November

Pipeline to 2050: The government must deliver an ambitious, harmonised heat strategy – Business Green, 12 November

IPPR: UK Government must spend £33bn annually to combat climate and nature crises – Edie.net, 10 November

BEIS gives businesses extra 12 months to apply for RHI – Edie.net, 10 November

Who needs SUVs? Dear Keir, walk to the tailor next time – The Guardian, 2 November

Towards net-zero: The 8 green policies UK businesses are still waiting for – Edie.net, 21 October

Prof Rob Gross discussing wind farms on Mid Morning BBC Essex, 20 October

 

Existing domestic heat policy “falls short” of net zero ambitions – PHPI, 16 October

Environmental Audit Committee to look into barriers for heat pump adoption – Current News, 14 October

MPs to consider pros and cons of heat pumps – Cooling Post, 13 October

Attenborough leads list of green gongs – Ends Report, 13 October

UK must upgrade 19,000 homes a week to hit net zero, report finds – Housing Executive, 12 October

Green Homes Grant: homeowners frustrated by lack of installers – The Guardian, 9 October

Left in the cold: Why UK homes are still hundreds of years off schedule for delivering net zero emissions – Business Green, 9 October 

News Analysis Boris Johnson’s pledge to power all UK homes with offshore wind power by 2030 is ‘ambitious, but achievable’ – iNews, 6 October

UK’s domestic heat ‘extremely unlikely’ to reach net-zero without policy overhaul – Edie.net, 9 October

UK ‘will take 700 years’ to reach low-carbon heating under current plans – The Guardian, 8 October

As fossil fuel jobs falter, renewables come to the rescue – CBS News, 25 September

Clouds Gather Over U.K. Nuclear as Another Project Fails – Bloomberg, 17 September

U.K. Nuclear’s Future Left in Limbo as Investors Walk Away – Bloomberg, 17 September

Southern North Sea ‘could jump-start green recovery’ – East Anglian Daily Times, 17 September

Wind and solar are 30-50% cheaper than thought, admits UK government – Carbon Brief, 27 August

UK nuclear power: The next Huawei? – Deutsche Welle, 21 August

Letter: California makes case for flexible power grids – Financial Times, 21 August

Is this the end for ‘king coal’ in Britain? – The Guardian, 9 August

Just How Polluting Is Your SUV? This New Campaign Might Shock You – Forbes, 5 August

Adverts for large polluting cars ‘should be banned’ – BBC, 3 August

Ban SUV adverts to meet UK climate goals, report urges – The Guardian, 3 August

CBI: UK won’t reach net-zero without 2025 ban on non-hydrogen-ready boilers – Edie.net, 28 July

UK will struggle to be zero carbon without stronger government steer – Power Technology, 24 July

Director Dr. Rob Gross appearing on BBC Points West on Friday, 17 July

Britain’s nuclear future uncertain as relations with China fray – Stars and Stripes, 11 July

Britain’s nuclear future uncertain as relations with China Fray – Alton Telegraph, 11 July

Survey: Energy professionals believe retrofitting is key to a green Covid-19 recovery – Edie, 8 July 

Britain’s Nuclear Future Uncertain as Relations With China Fray – Bloomberg, 8 July

Government should get its own house in order before consummating its love affair with electric cars – The Telegraph, 2 July

UK Completes Vehicle-to-Grid Project, Step to Eliminating Diesel Cars by 2035 – All About Circuits, 4 May

Brits Warned to Keep Flashlight Handy in Case of Coronavirus Power-Out – Breitbart, 2 April

Coronavirus crisis blackouts warning as families told to keep torches on hand – The Mirror, 1 April

Electric car emissions myth ‘busted’ – BBC, 25 March

The UK’s innovation policy must match the scale of the net zero challenge – Business Green, March 12

Is the UK on the cusp of low-carbon heat and transport? – Edie, 4 March

Five ways UK energy managers can help deliver a net-zero economy, Ethical Corporation Magazine, 26 February

National observatory to monitor public engagement on net-zero transition, Environment Journal, 25 February

World-class energy research to drive a net zero future, Cambridge Network, 20 February

New car market: Will 2020 provide calm before the hurricane?, AM Online, 19 February

Boris Johnson’s cabinet and the lobbying network, The Ecologist, 18 February

What can we learn from August 9th?, Network, 7 February

Tesla is running up against the biggest problem in electric cars, Inverse, 2 February

The Paradox of EV Sales Up but Emissions Rising – Ride Tech, 04 February 

PM confirms 2035 ICE ban, but must be followed with ‘real action’ industry warns – Current News, 04 February 

Electric car sales are rising, but so are emissions. What’s going on? – Wired, 21 January

Q&A Feature: Net zero and the challenges for the UK energy sector, The Engineer, 20 January

2020 vision: cars to look forward to this year – The Telegraph, 1 January