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Climate targets: Energy

    • Produce 40GW of offshore wind by 2030
      Energy | Not applicable | Target year: 2030 | Base year:
      Source:

      Executive | 2020

    • Installation of 600,000 heat pumps per year by 2028
      Energy | Not applicable | Target year: 2028 | Base year:
      Source:

      Executive | 2020

    • By the end of 2023 we are set to increase renewables capacity by a further 15 per cent
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2023 | Base year: 2022
      Source:

      Executive | 2022

    • Our ambition is to deliver up to 50GW of offshore wind by 2030, including up to 5GW of innovative floating wind (further details p31)

      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2022
      Source:

      Executive | 2022

    • Solar: we expect a five-fold increase in deployment by 2035. "This could be up to 70GW of solar by 2035."


      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: 2022
      Source:

      Executive | 2022

    • Our aim is to lead the world once again in a technology we pioneered so that by 2050, up to a quarter of our power consumed in Great Britain is from nuclear (up to 24GW nuclear installed)

      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2022
      Source:

      Executive | 2022

    • We will double our UK ambition for hydrogen production to up to 10GW by 2030, with at least half of this from electrolytic hydrogen. 
      There could be 240-500TWh low carbon hydrogen supply by 2050.
      More details on hydrogen targets page 32.

      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2022
      Source:

      Executive | 2022

    • Bring down costs of electricity  networks by up to £10 billion a year by 2050

      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2022
      Source:

      Executive | 2022

    • 2030: 
      • Domestic gas production remains a core part of UK energy security
      • Large scale electrification to provide clean power to offshore platforms
      • 20-30MT CCUS target
      • Over 40% reduction in gas consumption

      2050: Net zero compatible oil and gas sector, supplying the UK economy

      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2022
      Source:

      Executive | 2022

    • 12% of heat from renewable sources by 2020
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: N/A
      Source:

      Executive | 2011

    • Uptake of offshore wind of up to 16 GW by 2020 and much higher levels in the 2020s
      Energy | Trajectory target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2011
      Source:

      Executive | 2011

    • 12% of heat from renewable sources by 2020
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: N/A
      Source:

      Executive | 2011

    • Develop 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity
      Energy | Not applicable | Target year: 2030 | Base year:
      Source:

      Executive | 2020

    • 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030 (1GW by 2025)
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
      Source:

      Executive | 2021

    •  Fully decarbonise our power system by 2035 
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: 2021
      Source:

      Executive | 2021

    •  Deliver 5 GW of hydrogen production capacity by 2030, whilst halving emissions from oil and gas 
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
      Source:

      Executive | 2021

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