- Green technology investment and reaching the net-zero emissions target
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- What is the background to this new investment in green tech? Why is this welcome?
- This is the latest in a series of announcements by the government—what are some other recent developments? What does it add up to and what more clarification is needed?
- How can the investment be managed successfully to ensure maximum impact?
- What challenges still remain in moving towards green tech and how can they be addressed? (Eg in relation to economies of scale, deployment and grid connectivity)
- Is investment the only way forward in this area? What other plans does the government have in place and what should practitioners look out for?
Energy analysis: The government has announced £500m investment in green technologies, with the initial portion allocated to rapid charge points for electric vehicles. Nick Pincott, partner and Marianne Anton, associate, both at TLT, say this is one of a series of measures to help the UK meet its legally binding target of net zero emissions by 2050.
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