What are the Government energy plans for net zero? This is Money answers your questions on what’s changing and the grants on offer. The long-awaited ‘Energy White Paper’ was finally published by Government this week – more than a year after it was initially meant to be unveiled; It outlines proposals to make the UK’s energy system fit for a net zero economy; Pledges include thousands of new jobs and more electric car charging points; This is Money has done the digging to find out what you need to know. Banning gas boilers, a new nuclear power station, electric car charging stations and grants to make your home warmer and greener are among proposals outlined by Government this week to cut carbon emissions in the UK. In its long-awaited ‘Energy White Paper’, which lays out plans to clean up the UK’s energy system and keep bills affordable, Government officials said plans to transition to a net zero economy would support up to 220,000 jobs in the next 10 years, including in major infrastructure projects for power generation. At 170 pages long, it’s not a quick read, but it does include the details of planned schemes that could save you money on your energy bills in a number of ways.
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