In a document of this size it is inevitable that some mistakes will be made. If you notice any mistakes please inform us of them and we will list them here and correct them in any subsequent versions.
On page 114 of zerocarbonbritain2030 it suggests that higher yields are available from lignocellulosic “second generation” biofuel feedstocks than from first generation feedstocks. This was printed in error. It is not the case. The other points concerning the benefits of second generation biofuels (that they can be grown on a wider variety of types of land, and that the greenhouse gas balances are generally better) remain.
In Table 8.4 on page 267, the number of 5MW turbines required is given as 3,900 - it should be 39,000 (as stated in the text above).
Adam Thorogood, who was a contributing author to the Land Use and Agriculture chapter, was accidentally left off the list of contributing authors. We apologise to Adam for this mistake.
We would also like to apologise to Tamsin McCabe and Dave Elliott for not including them in our list of reviewers. Tamsin reviewed the Buildings chapter and Dave reviewed our Renewables chapter.