Government agrees to delay 2030 de carbonisation target for two more years


The Government has narrowly voted against an amendment to the Energy Bill that would have seen a 2030 decarbonisation target for the power sector set in 2014, writes Edie.net.

The result, which means the earliest a target will be set is 2016, has been heavily criticised by green businesses and environmental groups.

Many are stressing that the decision is leaving business and investors without the clear and cost effective path towards a decarbonised economy.

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