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    SSE boss calls for more government gear change

    Chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies has called on the UK government for more investment by giving the go-ahead for emerging projects of hydrogen and carbon plants.

    SSE’s Chief Executive Officer, Alaistair Philip-Davies wants the move to electric vehicles brought forward by at least five years to 2030.

    Alistair Phillips-Davies, SSE Chief Executive, said: “This moment in time is pivotal on many levels, that’s why now its even more important to double down on climate action. Coronavirus has demonstrated only concerted, focused effort can solve a crisis – and that goes for the climate emergency too.

    “We stand ready to invest billions in the coming years and want to play a key role in the UK’s recovery. We are unashamedly biased in promoting practical, deliverable solutions that could help unlock this investment from ourselves and others.

    “Our five-point action plan is focused on stimulating growth and investment to leave a legacy of a cleaner, more resilient UK economy for the future.”

    A letter that has been sent to the Prime Minister can be viewed in full here.

     

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