29 Dec '11, 11am

Renewables bring £2.5bn boost to economy,

Renewables bring £2.5bn boost to economy “ Renewable energy is not just helping us increase our energy security and reduce our emissions. It is supporting jobs and growth across the country, and giving traditional industrial heartlands the opportunity to thrive again.” ( Chris Huhne) Press Ref: 2011/115 29 December 2011 Chris Huhne today revealed more evidence of the economic benefits of renewable energy as he reaffirmed the coalition’s commitment to meeting EU renewable energy targets. This came as the UK published an update on progress to source 15% of all energy from renewable sources by 2020. Latest research from DECC shows that so far this financial year, companies have announced plans for almost £2.5billion worth of investment in renewable energy projects in the UK, with the potential to create almost 12,000 jobs across the country. A separate report to the European ...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn11_115/pn11_...

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