DECC plays down plans for 32,000 more wind turbines

DECC has played down suggestions that it is planning 32,000 wind turbines for the UK. Last week’s Carbon Plan laid out estimates to slash our greenhouse gases to meet our emissions targets. In that plan it set out a range of measures including how much wind energy we might need.The country has to cut emissions […]

Huhne: UK walking the walk on CO2

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne today declared that the UK economy was on track to meet its carbon targets. He launched the Government’s Carbon Plan, which sets out the progress made towards cutting emissions by at least 80% on 1990 levels by 2050. The plan suggests UK emissions have already been cut by more than 25% […]

Deadline set for carbon floor price and Green Bank

David Cameron today unveiled an energy blueprint to drive home his ambitions for a low carbon economy. And the Carbon Plan sets a series of deadlines which the government believes will put the green economy at the top the agenda both in Westminster and the boardrooms of big business. These include milestones for the Green […]