WHAT DOES THE 10 POINT PLAN PROPOSE?
- Advancing Offshore Wind
To power every home by Wind Energy, by investing £160 million into ports and manufacturing infrastructure, scaling up floating windfarms, supporting 60,000 jobs in 2030.
Investment: £160 million Jobs: 60,000 Proposed date: 2030
- Driving the Growth of Low Carbon Hydrogen
To reduce emissions of gas used by 7% with lower carbon heating and cooking, supported by a £240 million Net Zero Hydrogen Fund, generating 8,000 jobs by 2030 and a potential 100,000 in 2050, and aiming to generate 5GW of low carbon Hydrogen production capacity by 2030.
Investment: £240 million Jobs: 8,000/100,000 Proposed date: 2030/2050
‘You cook your breakfast using Hydrogen Power before getting in your Electric Car, having Charged it overnight from Batteries made in the Midlands.’ – B. Johnson
- Delivering New and Advanced Nuclear Power
To make use of clean, low-carbon electricity through large-scale Nuclear projects with funding of £385 million, and small modular reactors, built in factories and assembled on site, using an investment of £215 million. Research and development in this area will be injected with £170 million, all together supporting a peak of 10,000 jobs.
Investment: £670 million Jobs: 10,000 Proposed date: Before 2050
- Accelerating the shift to Zero Emission Vehicles
To stop sales of new Petrol and Diesel cars by 2030 rather than by 2040, and hybrid vehicles by 2035. £2.8 million will support the manufacture of Zero Emissions vehicles in the West Midlands, Wales and the North, providing 40,000 jobs in 2030.
To add speed to the roll out of charging points on motorways and major roads, near homes and workplaces to ensure charging is just as easy as re-fuelling.
To work towards a date for phasing out HGVs sales, with £20 million spent on freight trials and zero emission lorries.
Investment: £3 billion + Jobs: 40,000 Proposed date: 2030 (previously 2040)
- Green Public Transport, Cycling and Walking
To improve air quality, mental and physical health whilst reducing emissions via the implication of more cycle lanes, zero-emission buses, enhanced rail networks with more frequent services and integration with other transport, delivering 3,000 jobs by 2025, with an investment of £5 billion.
‘Around you the air is cleaner, and the trucks and trains, ships and planes are running on Hydrogen or a Synthetic Fuel.’ – B. Johnson
Investment: £5 billion Jobs: 3,000 Proposed date: 2025
- Jet Zero and Green Ships
To Drive the use of sustainable aviation fuels and 5,200 jobs created, aircrafts and infrastructure of air and seaports, by investing over £50 million on FLYZERO research, SAF fuel production and the Clean Maritime Demonstration Programme.
Investment: £50 million Jobs: 5,200 Proposed date: 2030-2050
- Greener Buildings
To implement energy efficient heat pumps within homes, hospitals, schools, and workplaces to generate 50,000 jobs, aiming for the installation of 600,000 heat pumps per year by 2028, improving energy efficiency of 2.8 million homes, in place of fossil fuel heating with the Green Homes Grant and Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme.
Investment: £1 billion Jobs: 50,000 Proposed date: 2030
- Investing in Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS)
To use CCUS technology and £1 billion, to capture 4 million car’s worth of annual emissions, and storing it deep under the seabed or underground, away from the atmosphere. Aiming for 4 sites by 2030, CCUS could create 50,000 jobs by 2030
Investment: £1 billion Jobs: 50,000 Proposed date: 2025-2030
- Protecting our Natural Environment
To safeguard the natural carbon capture provided by our landscapes, by creating new National Parks, habitats for animals and green jobs. To use a £40 million Green Recovery Challenge fund, to plant 30,000 hectors of trees per year by 2025 and investing into flood defences, which by itself could create 20,000 jobs.
Investment: £2 billion + Jobs: 20,000 Proposed date: 2025-2027
- Green Finance and Innovation
To nurture better products, strategies, and business models to bring down the costs associated with reaching NET ZERO.
Investment: £1 billion Jobs: 100,000+ Proposed date: 2030
THE NEW JOBS
As well, as the ‘green jobs’ generated in the above-mentioned areas, Boris Johnson has also taken time to mention the following jobs that are going to be available in abundance in the upcoming years, as well as Geographic Hotspots for these opportunities:
MIDLANDS – Electric Vehicle Technicians
NORTH EAST & WALES – Installation Workers
NORTH WEST – Specialists in advanced fuels
SCOTLAND – Agroforestry Practitioners
UK WIDE – Grid System Installers
HAZCHEM PROVIDES FOR A GREEN REVOLUTION
Hazchem welcome the 10 point plan as we too are committed to reducing Carbon Emissions, reaching Net Zero, and taking care of our planet.
Our Commitment to this cause is demonstrated with the Technical Workwear we offer, so that workers within the above mentioned industries are provided with the Highest Level of Safety possible, with CE & UKCA Certification.
Arc Flash, Hi-Vis, Flame Resistant, Anti Static Technical Workwear is our speciality and Hazchem are proud to provide for the industries set to start a Green Industrial Revolution.
Hazchem have already made waves within the growing Marine Industry, with a full catalogue of products suitable here.
We continue our commitment for this industry with so much potential for reaching Net Zero, by providing a range of Coveralls, Visors, Boots, Gauntlets, and ear defenders, plus much more!