Decarbonising domestic heating : the need for policy to help consumers respond to the benefits of technological progress change in electricity supply?

Turner, Karen and Figus, Gioele and Swales, Kim and Ryan, Lisa and Lecca, Patrizio and McGregor, Peter (2019) Decarbonising domestic heating : the need for policy to help consumers respond to the benefits of technological progress change in electricity supply? [Report]

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    Abstract

    The UK Government’s acceptance of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) advice on moving to a net zero carbon economy by 2050 makes the need to decarbonise how we heat our homes of even more pressing and strategic importance. Whatever the mix of solutions that is ultimately adopted, increased electrification of our energy system and economy is inevitable.