The Advanced Power Generation Technology Forum (APGTF) welcomes this opportunity to respond to the Government’s consultation document ‘Energy Policy – Key Issues for Consultation’ which has been issued following the publication of the Energy Review. The Technology Forum, a Foresight Associate Programme provides the focus for the UK Power Generation Sector on power generation technologies for fossil fuels, biomass and associated technologies.
An R&D strategy for electricity generation with near-to-zero emissions.
Near to Zero Emission Power Generation (ZEPG) refers to a range of technologies that are capable of producing electricity with minimal emissions to the environment, taking account of their full fuel cycles. They fall into three broad groups, classified by fuel type:
- Fossil fuel
- Nuclear power
- Renewable energy