‘It’s like buying an iPhone and not having a cable’: UK’s bid for net zero in the balance due to grid ‘blind spot’
The Guardian Manufacturing
NOVEMBER 25, 2023
As well as more clean energy, Britain needs miles of extra cable to carry it. But a global shortage of components and skills means efforts to meet climate targets will go down to the wire From next year, engineers will need to roll out more than 100km (62 miles) of electric cabling every day until 2040 if the government hopes to power the UK towards its climate goals, according to new data.