Chart of the week | Net zero power: more capacity, negative emissions

This week’s Chart of the Week looks at the Future Energy Scenarios (FES) for 2019, released by National Grid ESO today.

It provides an updated outlook for a range of energy sector variables. Its four scenarios continue to be benchmarked against the 80% emissions reduction target on 1990 levels by 2050, but the publication has introduced a net zero sensitivity to highlight the additional system requirements needed to meet the more ambitious target now enshrined in law.

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