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National Grid: Is it ready for the green revolution?

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By Nicholas Earl Jeremy Hunt’s £55bn tax grab last week marked the death knell for Liz Truss’ ill-fated mini-budget, but many of the energy policies and goals promoted by her predecessor Boris Johnson remain intact. Not only did the Chancellor reinforce Johnson’s funding pledge for Sizewell C, but the Energy Security Strategy from April has stayed in place, alongside its highly ambitious targets for renewable generation. This includes vast plans for offshore wind and solar power, with the Government aiming for 50GW and 70GW of both power sources by 2030 and 2035 respectively, to boost the coun…

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