Category: decarbonisation


The answer to our heating problem is blowing in the wind

By Richard Lowes and Oscar Fitch-Roy, University of Exeter Energy Policy Group, 27th of January 2021 Dramatic falls in the cost of wind energy make it a strategically important form of energy for the UK...


Heat: a policy chasm on the route towards net-zero

By Richard Lowes, University of Exeter. 5th of May 2020 Introduction BEIS released a suite of documents regarding ‘clean heating’ policy last Tuesday including most importantly details of what will follow on from the...


10 steps to heat pumping your house

By Richard Lowes, Energy Policy Group, 6th of February 2020 It’s pretty obvious that in order to decarbonise heating, we’re going to need a lot of heat pumps. Even the historically quiet-on-heat Ofgem said it...


Worlds Apart

By Rachel Bray, Energy Policy Group, 22nd of July  Delivering a decarbonised, smart and flexible energy system is increasingly a very interlinked process. Within this the role of flexibility is key for the future...


Beyond Peak Heat

By Richard Lowes, Energy Policy Group, 30th of April 2019 Around two years ago I released the blog: Is the ‘peak heat’ issue all it’s made out to be? It led to a piece...

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