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Topic: Housing & infrastructure

The hydrogen powerhouse?: Demystifying the North's hydrogen economy

This report aims to identify the true potential of the UK’s hydrogen economy, demystify the role that hydrogen will play in helping the UK reach net zero and evaluate the current state of play of hydrogen development in the North.

Publication Report Housing & infrastructure IPPR North

GreenGo: Unlocking an energy efficiency and clean heat revolution

This briefing highlights the gap in investment that the government needs to fill, and the steps that its proposed taskforce needs to take, if energy efficiency is to play its part in reducing energy demand and lowering energy bills.

Publication Report Housing & infrastructure IPPR

The Chancellor’s energy plan is a sticking plaster full of holes

Today the energy regulator Ofgem has revealed the biggest ever rise in energy bills. The change will see the average cost of a household gas and electricity bill rise by £693 to £1,971 with energy...

Blog post Long read Housing & infrastructure IPPR

Northern Powerhomes: A green recovery plan to decarbonise homes in the North

There is huge potential for economic stimulus provided by a programme of housing decarbonisation in the north of England. Healthier homes with lower emissions are crucial to our journey to a net-zero carbon future and for ‘levelling up’ the North’s economy..

Publication Report Housing & infrastructure New Skills at Work Science & technology IPPR North

All hands to the pump: A home improvement plan for England

This report makes the case for an ambitious investment programme to deliver household improvements across the country to be put at the heart of the economic recovery from Covid-19. With the worst...

Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Science & technology Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

Risk or reward? Securing a just transition in the north of England

As the most recent IPCC report on global warming shows, decarbonising the UK’s economy is an urgent necessity if we are to tackle the threat of climate change and stand a chance of limiting global...

Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Science & technology Global Climate Network IPPR

Beyond ECO: The future of fuel poverty support

Fuel poverty is a fact of life for 2.5 million households across England. It is also an increasing problem, with the number of households in fuel poverty rising by just under 5 per cent from 2014...

Publication Housing & infrastructure IPPR Report