18 Jan '12, 9am

Government gives seriously short shrift to @Policy_Exchange renewables costs report:

Patience is obviously wearing thin. Following the release today of the third major report in the last two months criticising the cost of the Department of Energy and Climate Change's (DECC) renewable energy policy, officials have hit back branding the latest report from the Policy Exchange thinktank as "flawed" and "not credible". The report from the Policy Exchange – which follows a similar analysis on the cost of wind energy this month from Civitas and a highly controversial report last year on the cost of green policies from KPMG – estimates that full cost to households of the government's renewable energy policies will reach an average of £400 a year by 2020. FURTHER READING Report: “Green Shift” could save heavy industry over $2tr IEA: Nuclear phase-outs threaten surge in coal emissions In the government's recent Annual Energy Policy Statement, Energy and Climate Chan...

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