18 Nov '11, 1am

KMPG renewable energy report remains shrouded in mystery

KMPG is still working on a controversial report that is expected to call on the government to completely overhaul its current renewable energy policy, prompting criticism from green groups that media outlets jumped the gun in revealing some of the report's initial findings. Confusion continues to reign over the details of the report, dubbed Thinking about the Affordable , which was expected to be released last week following reports in The Sunday Times and the BBC's Panorama based on the KPMG study. FURTHER READING Voith Hydro hands over first commercial wave plant to Spain Air source heat pumps blast open renewable heat fund The report was widely interpreted as arguing that Britain could meet its 2020 carbon reduction targets more cost effectively by building nuclear and gas-fired power stations instead of wind farms. The early reports were immediately slammed by trade as...

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