Coalition drops plan to raise renewables target

September 2010
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Sep2010, Issue 428, p43
The article reports on the British government's cancellation of plans to raise Great Britain's renewable energy target after the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) warned that such a plan would be infeasible. Delivery issues that the government needs to meet include long planning times, the low approval rate for onshore wind, and uncertainty over the Renewables Obligation (RO). The government's possible revision of renewable heat and biofuels targets is also addressed.


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