17 Aug '12, 8am

Lords join MPs with scathing report on Energy Bill - it really does still need a lot of work

A working group of Lords that was asked by the government to provide pre-legislative comments on the draft energy bill has this week published its verdict, declaring that it has "serious doubts" that the proposed reforms will deliver a competitive market for low carbon electricity. The short eight-page report echoes many of the concerns raised last month by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee of MPs, criticising the government for continued uncertainties surrounding key elements of the bill and the decision to leave many important decisions to secondary legislation , "not all aspects of which will be subject to parliamentary scrutiny". FURTHER READING Government outlines priorities for clean tech R&D Lib Dems stiffen the sinews for green economy scrap Specifically, the report criticises the lack of information on how the proposed contract for difference (CfD) fe...

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