This report discusses the U.K.’s strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions. It comments on options currently being evaluated such as the renationalisation of the power industry, increased use of renewables, vehicle electrification, power storage technologies, incorporation of hydrogen-based technology for space cooling and heating, blockchain-based technologies for energy trading. The paper concludes by providing a summary of what is needed to remove the existing barriers and drive investments.

Key words: energy efficiency, renewables, power storage, electric vehicles, zero carbon, utilities

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