Sir John Harman, chairman of the Northern Energy Taskforce and former chair of the Environment Agency, said the strategy, which was being launched in Leeds today, would help the Government meet its commitment to Paris climate agreement.
The Government has also announced up to £577 million for new renewables projects and support for action to roll out a huge 10 gigawatts of offshore wind power in the 2020s.
In a 164-page document crammed with 50 low-carbon policies and plans, the Government has planted the seeds for a new era of green economic growth which replicates the offshore wind model and offers major opportunities for United Kingdom plc.
"Clean Growth is at the heart of the Industrial Strategy, and the United Kingdom government is determined to unlock opportunities across the United Kingdom, while cutting carbon emissions as the world moves to towards a low carbon future". "For the first time in a generation, the British government is leading the way on taking decisions on new nuclear, rolling out smart meters and investing in low carbon innovation. It's as big a change as the move from the age of steam to the age of oil and Britain is showing the way".
"The impact of the Paris agreement and the unstoppable global shift towards low carbon technologies gives the United Kingdom an unparalleled opportunity", added Climate Change and Industry Minister Claire Perry.
Crown Estate director of energy, minerals and infrastructure Huub den Rooijen said the focus on offshore wind was "great news for the sector".
Climate Change and Industry Minister Claire Perry said: "By focusing on clean growth, we can cut the cost of energy, drive economic prosperity, create high value jobs and improve our quality of life".
The news was welcomed by industry groups, especially those representing the "less established" technologies likely to compete for the next auction.
"Offshore Wind Industry Council co-chair Benj Sykes said: "£557m for future CfD auctions provides certainty for the industry and the opportunity to build more innovative, low-priced renewable projects.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell said: "This UK government investment is vital in realising the potential of less established renewable technologies, as well as providing Scottish jobs in the projects supported".
"We can not have a low cost, low carbon and secure energy transformation without these technologies", Skorupska added.
Trying to do that is like to trying to hold a competition between two sides, one playing cricket and the other side, hockey. They (BJP) have so many women in the party, but I have not seen a single woman in the RSS.
The data also showed that the Irish Traveller population had grown by just over 5% from 29,495 in 2011 to 30,987 previous year . On average, Church of Ireland members in Offaly were five years older (42.2 years) than the overall population in the county.
Finally, Asset Planning Services Ltd. increased its stake in Pepsico by 66.1% in the 1st quarter. (NYSE:PEP) for 33,484 shares. It has underperformed by 80.46% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $57.78 million company.
Finally, Private Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Whiting Petroleum Corporation by 25.0% in the 2nd quarter. Barclays Capital maintained Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL ) on Wednesday, October 11 with "Equal-Weight" rating.
GM and its peers have been cutting production at auto plants as consumers have rapidly shifted to buying sport utility vehicles. The Detroit-Hamtramck plant will likely produce 20 percent fewer vehicles once production resumes in 2018, the Journal said.
Out of 28 Wall Street analysts rating Juniper Networks Inc ., 11 give it "Buy", 2 "Sell" rating, while 15 recommend "Hold". The stock of Sky Solar Holdings Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:SKYS) earned "Hold" rating by Roth Capital on Thursday, September 28.
Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on United Parcel Service to $77.00 in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. A company that manages their assets well will have a high return, while if manages their assets poorly will have a low return.
Trump SoHo used to be the place where more than a third of the National Basketball Association stayed when they had games in NY . But after President Trump made the decision to run for office in 2015, that number dropped significantly.
Sixth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov also advanced, but had to save three match points before beating Ryan Harrison 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6). The victor of that match may well meet Roger Federer in the semi-finals - a man whom Del Potro downed at the US Open.
Jvl Advisors Llc increased its stake in Encana Corp (ECA) by 11.92% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waldron LP lifted its position in MetLife by 5.1% during the 1st quarter. 81 funds opened positions while 307 raised stakes.
Surging Yankees will give favored Astros tough battle
Frazier, who went from first to third base on the hit, saw a miscue in the field and sprinted home with another insurance run. Other than the inexplicable meltdown in Game 2 of the ALDS, the Yankees' relievers have been just about flawless .
Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Block Overturned by Judge
The ruling removes a temporary injunction granted to Elliott, that allowed him to play while the suspension was fought in court. The ruling came after oral arguments were conducted last week in New Orleans before a three-judge panel of the court.
The ESRB does not consider loot boxes to be gambling
Given the billions of dollars video game creators make from DLC each year, things like loot boxes aren't going away anytime soon. In many of today's video games, players find items they need within the game world, such as weapons, health and money.
Russian-linked campaign used Pokemon Go to meddle in election
Once the players caught a Pokemon, they were told to change its name to someone who had been a victim of police brutality. It isn't clear if anyone actually entered the contest, or if any of the promised prizes were awarded, according to CNN .
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) Shares Down 0.5%
Also, insider Patrick Vallance acquired 861 shares of GlaxoSmithKline plc stock in a transaction on Friday, July 14th. Shore Capital restated a hold rating on shares of GlaxoSmithKline plc in a research report on Thursday, January 26th.
Lagos CP: Davido's friend, Tagbo died of suffocation
Their bodies were discovered on October 7 in a BMW parked in a private residence in the ultra-chic Lagos area Banana Island. He said the men abandoned the deceased inside his ash Toyota Camry LSD378EL on the instruction of Davido .
XL estimates Q3 catastrophe losses at $1.48B
Markel's estimate is preliminary and dependent on broad assumptions about coverage, liability and reinsurance. The losses fell within expectations, Markel co-CEO Richard Whitt said.
Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) Upward Momentum Touches New Heights
Norinchukin Bancorporation The invested 1.99% in Apple Inc. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. The expected future growth in earnings per share ("EPS") is an incredibly important factor.in identifying an under-valued stock.
Q2 2017 Sentiment Sirius XM Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI)
The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $171.83B. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. lifted its position in shares of Sirius XM Holdings by 5.8% during the 1st quarter.
The new Mini 1499 GT makes sporty style accessible
The 1499 GT is available to order now exclusively for the United Kingdom market with a glittering price tag starting at £16,990. It's inspired by one of Mini's best-known sporty classics, the 1275 GT original from 1969, and is limited to just 1,499 cars.