Opinion

Green light for HVO?

The news for the liquid fuel heating industry has been very positive recently. It seems that, quite suddenly, the Government has started listening to us and, as a result, we have taken some important steps forward. The promise of a consultation on HVO for heating, and the pushing back of the deadline for phasing out oil heating are significant wins for the off-gas grid community, and I would like to thank everyone who helped by writing letters or supported our work in other ways.

Green light for HVO?

Choice for consumers

Although we welcomed the prime minister’s announcements, it might come as a surprise to hear that OFTEC never actually campaigned for the 2026 date to be changed. We have always taken the view that action to tackle carbon emissions needs to start as soon as possible, so we supported the need for ambitious plans. What we told the Government was that they needed to . . .

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