TSA comments on plans to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035

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As the government looks to bring forward plans to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035, Peter Davidson, Executive Director of the Tank Storage Association, said: “As essential energy partners, we are determined to ensure that our sector can support and facilitate access to the broad mix of solutions that will be necessary to meet the UK’s emissions reduction targets. While our sector already has some insight into what a changing landscape might mean for its infrastructure, ultimately, significant investment, along with well-coordinated efforts and collaboration with government and all partners, will be key to seize opportunities and enable solutions for change.”

The Tank Storage Association has published a report highlighting the significant role of the sector in supporting and facilitating access to the broad mix of energy solutions that will be necessary to succeed. Enabling the energy transition: the role of the bulk liquid storage sector can be downloaded here.


Notes to editors

The Tank Storage Association (TSA) represents the interests of over 60 member companies engaged in the storage of bulk liquids and the provision of products and services to the sector. Collectively, its members operate over 290 terminals and distribution hubs in the UK and have over 8 million cubic metres of storage capacity in the United Kingdom (UK) and Republic of Ireland (ROI). TSA’s members provide and support an essential interface between sea, road, rail and pipeline logistics for many different substances including transport and heating fuels, chemicals, animal feed and foodstuffs.

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