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Policy and regulation play a crucial role in creating the enabling environment for industrial decarbonisation and the transition to net zero in the UK.
Building on IDRIC’s interdisciplinary research and innovation portfolio, the IDRIC Policy Team aims to support the development of effective policy and regulatory frameworks for industrial decarbonisation. In this way, we:
The annual IDRIC Policy Synthesis Report brings together insights from a year of extensive stakeholder engagement with IDRIC partners in industry, academia and governments and outlines key areas where policy and regulatory change can make a difference in supporting industrial decarbonisation.
Access to adequate electricity grid infrastructure currently represents a major constraint on UK Net Zero efforts. While the prevailing discussion to date has focused on delays to connecting large scale renewable projects, new or upgraded grid connections are also required to enable industrial users to deploy a range of technologies critical for reducing fossil fuel use, and therefore greenhouse gas emissions.
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In a series of events, IDRIC brings together policy-makers, industry and academic experts to discuss policy and regulatory challenges and viable measures to support and accelerate industrial decarbonisation across the UK.
Recent policy roundtables included
We produce monthly summaries of ongoing policy developments relevant to industrial decarbonisation at UK level and in the devolved administrations.
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