30 Jan '13, 12am

Labour

Labour this week moved to beef up the government's Energy Bill, proposing a series of new amendments designed to accelerate investment in green infrastructure, including a rigorous decarbonisation target for the electricity sector and stricter emissions standards for coal and gas plants. FURTHER READING Can wind farm developers halt the 'march of the buffer zones'? Beijing orders shutdown of over 100 factories in smog battle Alan Whitehead, MP for Southampton Test and a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, tabled an amendment to the Bill on Monday evening that would ensure electricity emissions do not exceed 50 grams per kWh by 1 January 2030. More than 100 businesses and organisations have called on the UK government to include a decarbonisation target in the Energy Bill, as recommended by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). However, the coalition ...

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Scotland pledges to decarbonise power sector by...

businessgreen.com 29 Jan '13, 11am

The Scottish Government has today unveiled plans to decarbonise its energy sector by 2030 and boost the offshore wind ener...

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“Tar and Feathers” Coalition Fumbles Again with...

ethanolrfa.org 25 Jan '13, 4pm

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