Overall generation from clean energy projects delivered through the Contracts for Difference scheme is set hit 25.8TWh across 2021, equivalent to roughly 10 per cent of all generation on Britain’s electricity grid, according to analysts. An update from Cornwall Insights published earlier this week predicts the government clean energy auction scheme will add 6.8GW of renewable capacity in the UK this year, powered by the rapid expansion of offshore wind.
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More than half of UK consumers are looking to embrace more clean energy at home as they consider installing renewable energy sources. A new survey by the professional services company GHD suggests of those who are willing to bring more green measures to their homes, the majority would consider installing solar panels. In the meantime, more than half would prioritise the purchase of hydrogen boilers, hydrogen batteries and ground source heat pumps. The analysis shows more than three-in-four Brits agree that we all have a role to play to help the planet become more sustainable. The research of 1,000 consumers also finds that energy costs remain an issue for many, with 55% of the respondents saying that they struggle to pay their monthly energy bills, at least occasionally.
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