03 Jan '12, 10am

Government: UK renewables investment to top £2.5bn

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has released new figures suggesting total investment in renewable energy projects in the UK during fiscal 2012 will reach £2.5bn, supporting around 12,000 jobs. The new figures show that with three months still to go until the end of the fiscal year companies have announced plans for almost £2.5bn of investment in renewable energy projects, such as wind farms, biomass power plants, and solar installations. FURTHER READING EU warns wasting environmental resources could spark new recession 2011: A year of progress and crisis "Renewable energy is not just helping us increase our energy security and reduce our emissions," said Energy Secretary Chris Huhne, "it is supporting jobs and growth across the country, and giving traditional industrial heartlands the opportunity to thrive again." The new data, which was released last we...

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