On Thursday 3 August, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) announced that it has published proposals for electricity system operations reform under the Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA) in its report titled Finding the Balance for a Net Zero Future.
On Friday 14 July, Ofgem published an open letter emphasising the importance of the Open Networks Project (ONP) for unlocking flexibility.
On Wednesday 28 June, the Climate Change Committee called on the government to commit to more ambitious net zero delivery, following the Carbon Budget Delivery Plan (CBDP) being published.
As part of the ongoing Energy Bill process, on Tuesday 6 June, the government issued guidance detailing a proposal to amend the existing duties of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (Ofgem) in order to provide it with a specific net zero duty which they will have regard to when carrying out their duties.
Regen published a report on Wednesday 24 May titled Building a GB electricity network ready for net zero, highlighting the urgent need for reform and investment given that lead times for critical low-carbon projects to connect to the grid are now over 15 years.
On Friday 19 May, the National Audit Office (NAO) published Support for innovation to deliver net zero. The report looks at whether the government is set to deliver value for money from its approach to investment in research and innovation to deliver net zero.