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Ten Point Plan

legislation type Executive
Plan
Passed in 2020
In November 2020 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson outline a Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. One of the stated aims of the plan is to create 250,000 jobs in the UK. The plan sets out a number of commitments and targets in the following areas:
1. Offshore wind
2. Hydrogen
3. Nuclear
4. Electric Vehicles
5. Public Transport
6. Jet zero and greener maritime
7. Homes and public buildings
8. Carbon capture
9. Nature
10. Innovation and finance

Additional detail on the implementation of the plan is provided in subsequent strategy documents issued by the UK Government, including Buil Back Better: Our Plan for Growth, published by the UK Treasury in March 2021

Documents

  • Produce 40GW of offshore wind by 2030
    Energy | Not applicable | Target year: 2030
  • Develop 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity
    Energy | Not applicable | Target year: 2030
  • Installation of 600,000 heat pumps per year by 2028
    Energy | Not applicable | Target year: 2028
  • Four CCUS sites capturing up to 10Mt of CO2 per year by 2030
    Industry | Not applicable | Target year: 2030
  • Protect and improve 30% of UK land by 2030
    LULUCF | Not applicable | Target year: 2030
  • The sale of new petrol and diesel cars will end from 2030.
    Transport | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2030, the CCUS will aim to capture 10Mt of carbon dioxide a year.
    Transport | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • The government to support a green recovery with £5Bn .
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2050
  • By 2050, 83% of the $13.3T of the investment in electricity systems to be in zero-carbon technologies.
    Environment | Target year: 2050
  • Reduce UK emissions by 180M T of carbon dioxide between 2023 and 2032.
    Environment | Target year: 2032 | Base year: 2023
  • By 2030, produce 40GW of offshore wind including 1GW of innovative floating offshore wind. The aim is to scale up x12 of the existing 2 offshore windfarms.
    Energy | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • Invest £160M into modern ports and manufacturing infrastructure, including employment in coastal regions.
    Energy | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • The UK aims for 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030. This includes a £240M Net Zero Hydrogen Fund.
    Energy | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • Hybrid cars will be allowed until 2035, as long as they have no carbon coming out the pipe.
    Transport | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • The accompanying support package of £2.8 billion demonstrates our continued faith in British car manufacturing as the backbone of UK industry in the West Midlands, Wales and the North, bringing jobs and investment back into the UK whilst simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving the air we breathe.
    Transport | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • Fully reach zero emissions for car manufacturing and usage from 2035.
    Transport | Target year: 2035 | Base year: 2020
  • Utilise £1Bn to support the electrification of UK vehicles and their supply chains including battery factories. Support factory jobs via the £500M investment has given it.
    Transport
  • £582M to extend the plug-in-car, van, taxi and motorcycle grant till 2022-2023.
    Transport | Target year: 2023 | Base year: 2020
  • £20M investment in 2022 in freight trials to pioneer hydrogen and zero-emission lorries.
    Transport | Target year: 2021 | Base year: 2020
  • The National Bus Strategy will be funded by £5Bn new money for buses and cycling.
    Transport | Target year: 0 | Base year: 2021
  • Two all-electric bus towns will be funded from 2020.
    Transport | Target year: 0 | Base year: 2020
  • The Jet Zero Council will accelerate the development and adoption of new technologies to reach net zero aviation with an investment of £15M into FlyZEro to be entered into service in 2030.
    Transport | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • An SAF mandate will be consulted and to start in 2025.
    Transport | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2028, there will be 600,000 heat pump installations per year.
    Energy | Target year: 2028 | Base year: 2020
  • Extending the Energy Company Obligation to 2026 to improve the coldest homes.
    Energy | Target year: 2026 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2030, the green home finance initiatives will improve the energy efficiency of ~2.8M homes.
    Finance | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2030, the National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) will be key in meeting the Government's commitment to protect and improve 30% of UK land.
    Environment | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2027, there will be £5.2Bn investment over the period of 2021-2027 for flood and coastal defences.
    Environment | Target year: 2027 | Base year: 2021
  • Between 2022-2024, 10 long term Landscape Recover projects will be initiated.
    Environment | Target year: 2024 | Base year: 2022
  • By 2027, total R&D investment to increase to 2.4% of GDP.
    Finance | Target year: 2027 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2040, £222 M to be provided for visionary STEP programmes that aim to build world's first commercially viable fusion power plant in the UK.
    Finance | Target year: 2040 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2025, TCFD will be mandatory across the economy and a significant proportion will be mandatory from 2023.
    Finance | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2020
from the Grantham Research Institute
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