Landmark legislation designed to help deliver net zero has now become law – and the passing of the Energy Act 2023 is being hailed as “great news” for the green energy sector.
The reforms – described by the Government as the “biggest piece of energy legislation in the UK’s history” – aim to deliver a more efficient energy system by boosting investment in clean energy technologies and support thousands of skilled jobs.
The Energy Act – which received Royal Assent on 26 October – also includes new consumer protections and frameworks.
Quantum Managing Partner Maria Gonella said: “The new Energy Act 2023 is great news for the green energy sector and a welcome step in the UK’s transition to net zero.
“We need to decarbonise our energy system. Our mission at Quantum is to help create a cleaner, greener world for future generations, by designing green technology solutions and training the workforce of the future on how to install and maintain this technology, such as heat pumps.”
New measures include allowing Ofgem to set rules on excessive pricing and incentives for the heating industry to invest in heat pumps.
Energy Security Secretary Claire Coutinho said: The Energy Act is the largest piece of energy legislation in a generation.
“The Act also supports our new approach to make sure that families don’t feel a disproportionate financial burden as we transition to net zero, and forms a central part of our efforts to keep people’s bills affordable in the long-term.”
Quantum’s training offering includes an LCL Awards Level 3 course on how to maintain and install air source heat pumps.
For more information about our heat pump training and sign up for a course, visit https://thequantumgroup.uk.com/lcl-awards-level-3-award-in-the-installation-and-maintenance-of-air-source-heat-pumps-systems-non-refrigerant-circuits/
You can also save £500 on the cost of our heat pump training course. Visit https://thequantumgroup.uk.com/quantum-training-helping-to-fill-heat-pump-skills-gap/ to learn more.
To learn more about the Energy Act, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-laws-passed-to-bolster-energy-security-and-deliver-net-zero