In the near term the UK grid will require some additional fossil peaking plant, which will work alongside batteries and DSR to ensure the lights stay on.
Businesses are clear that changes to the ETS benchmarks are needed – to facilitate low-carbon production methods, and eliminate perverse incentives to pollute.
Today, the European Commission published the preliminary 2017 emissions under the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Sandbag has analysed the data, and we explain in six graphics what you need to know.
On the 14th March Sandbag gave evidence at the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
Sandbag spoke in favour of a regional carbon price at the French government event last week
Today, the EU Council has finally endorsed the ETS reform, the final stage before it becomes law – but already, further reform is being discussed.