Grid demands carbon master plan

March 2009
Utility Week;3/27/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 13, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports on the call of National Grid to the British government to formulate and publish a master plan setting out how Great Britain will reach its low-carbon goals. According to National Grid chief executive officer Steve Holliday, the company was very worried about the lack of a plan to achieve the ambitious targets set for 2020 and 2050. According to Holliday, the plan should include heat and transport.


Related Articles

  • Champion ideas. Wood, Janet // Utility Week;1/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p14 

    The article explores the priority of Steve Holliday, chief executive officer (CEO) of National Grid and "Utility Week" magazine's first Industry Champion, of mapping out the route to low carbon energy. Holliday emphasized the need to expedite energy efficiency. He believes the industry should...

  • Gas pressure to generate renewable energy.  // Utility Week;Sep2007 Utility Engineering, Vol. 27, p5 

    This article focuses on the joint venture formed between National Grid and geo-pressure energy company 20C to generate renewable electricity from natural gas pressure. The first two projects are likely to be in Beckton, England, near the proposed Olympic 2012 complex and at Fulham. National Grid...

  • Holliday to quit Grid.  // Utility Week;6/26/2015, p5 

    The article announces the resignation of Steve Holliday as the chief executive officer at utility company National Grid.

  • LABOR LEADERS APPEAL TO OBAMA. FISCOR, STEVE // Coal Age;Dec2012, Vol. 117 Issue 12, p4 

    The author talks about labor leaders' call for U.S. President Barack Obama to give coal a fair treatment under his environmental policy. He cites that labor leaders claim that failure to make changes in the New Source Performance Standard for Greenhouse Gas Emissions would force new power plants...

  • ENERGY: No change as Grid chief steps down. Newton, Paul // Utility Week;2/3/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p10 

    The article announces that Steve Holliday has been appointed as the deputy chief executive of the group National Grid Co.

  • Offsets Allow Us to Go Further, Faster. Broekhoff, Derik // Environmental Forum;May/Jun2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p50 

    The article discusses the impact of carbon offset in controlling greenhouse gas emissions implemented worldwide. It mentions that despite skepticism on carbon offsets, it is said to lower the cost of achieveing greenhouse gas emissions reductions as well as delivers investments and resources to...

  • Managing dependencies in forest offset projects: toward a more complete evaluation of reversal risk. Cooley, David; Galik, Christopher; Holmes, Thomas; Kousky, Carolyn; Cooke, Roger // Mitigation & Adaptation Strategies for Global Change;Jan2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p17 

    Although forest carbon offsets can play an important role in the implementation of comprehensive climate policy, they also face an inherent risk of reversal. If such risks are positively correlated across projects, it can affect the integrity of larger project portfolios and potentially the...

  • Carbon commitments. Langridge, Adam; Bratt, Paul; Nicholls, Faye // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Nov2008, Issue 809, p19 

    The article offers information on the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), the third major climate change instrument launched by the British government. It is intended to produce secure and cost-effective carbon savings from non-energy intensive businesses and public sector organisations....

  • There is more to energy than generating electricity. Wood, Janet // Utility Week;2/6/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p25 

    The author comments on the introduction of proposals by National Grid for generating biogas in Great Britain. She argues in favor of National Grid's move to not just look at where the biogas will come from but where it could be used most economically and whether existing infrastructure can be...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics