Tag Archive for 'Department of Climate Change'

UK Government commits financial support to renewable energy sector

November 22nd, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind wave and tidal energy industries, has welcomed the announcement by the UK Government, committing HM Treasury to providing the right level of financial support to allow a massive expansion of the renewable energy sector during this decade, generating tens of thousands of jobs. After months of […]

Renewable energy sources could meet from 60 to 90% of the UK’s electricity demand by 2030

October 28th, 2011 by WWF

The report “Positive Energy: how renewable electricity can transform the UK by 2030” by WWF has said that renewable sources of energy could meet between 60 to 90% of the UK’s electricity demand by 2030, and recommends that the UK government sets its target at no less than 60% for renewable energy generation to provide […]