25 Oct '11, 7am

Up to 60% of our energy could come from Renewables, WWF's latest Positive Report finds #RenewableUK

Up to 60% of our energy could come from Renewables, WWF's latest Positive Report finds #RenewableUK

report, published today, is an interesting and useful addition to the debate on how the UK should transform its electricity sector. SSE supports the report's emphasis on the need to continue to try and reduce the UK's energy demand; as well as its conclusion that the renewables industry requires long-term certainty to continue to invest in the UK. Sufficient certainty that renewables will be a long term part of the energy system, well beyond the current 2020 cliff edge, is needed in order to allow the industry to mature and put renewables on a path of cost reduction that will steadily reduce and eliminate the need for support. Introducing a well designed, long-term financial support mechanism for renewable technologies, as well as a renewables target for 2030 - both of which are recommended in Positive Energy - could help to provide this certainty

Full article: http://www.wwf.org.uk/wwf_articles.cfm?unewsid=5361

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