Carbon capture technology and boosts for offshore wind will form a central plank of a plan to “power up Britain”, as the Government unveils the first step of its response to Joe Biden’s multibillion-dollar investment in green technology.

Energy Security Secretary Grant Shapps will unveil 60 policies to put the UK on the path to net zero, but green groups have said that the new package is little more than a series of reannouncements and measures nowhere near radical enough to meet the Government’s own targets.

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