Green power: in a hurry, high stakes, big bucks

Schoon, Nicholas
July 2011
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jul2011, Issue 438, p38
The article shows the challenges in implementing renewable energy in utilities all over Great Britain through the electricity market reform (EMR). The EMR seeks to implement renewable energy generation with the solutions including a feed-in tariff for low- and zero-carbon generators, a carbon price floor, and a requirement that restricts emissions from fossil fuel power plants. EMR is also being tapped to fulfill a European standard of 15 percent of renewable energy generation by 2020.


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