Johnson urged to match Biden’s clean energy goals. Power groups call for pledge for UK to decarbonise by 2035, 15 years ahead of existing deadline. National Grid has forecast that the power system could surpass net zero as early as 2030, although it has yet to release analysis on the costs. Five of this UK’s biggest energy organizations are lobbying Boris Johnson to complement united states president-elect Joe Bidens clean energy aspirations and put a deadline to slash emissions from Britain’s power system to web zero. BP, Shell, National Grid, SSE and Drax wish the federal government to set the mark in front of the un cop26 weather summit in Glasgow the following year, after Mr Biden’s pledge during united states election promotion to decarbonise their Country’s electricity system by 2035.
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