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Economic study shows advantages of UK offshore wind energy

December 4th, 2012 by WWF

Investment in UK offshore wind energy would create more jobs and generate higher GDP than reliance on gas-fired power, with only marginal impacts on electricity prices, according to a Cambridge Econometrics report ‘A Study into the Economics of Gas and Offshore Wind‘ published on 4 December 2012 by WWF-UK and Greenpeace. “Much of the debate […]

Imperial College study makes case for targeted support for renewables

October 22nd, 2012 by WWF

With the UK’s DECC and HM Treasury apparently divided over energy policy, a paper, ‘On picking winners: The need for targeted support for renewable energy’, published on 23 October 2012 and funded by WWF-UK, highlights the importance of targeting policies to promote emerging clean energy solutions and cautions against simplistic solutions to policy. The report comes […]

UK government ambition must match Climate Change Committee recommendations

December 7th, 2010 by WWF

As the UK government prepares new legislation aimed at improving the energy efficiency of buildings and reducing emissions from the power sector, the Committee on Climate Change has set out what it sees as the key measures needed to ensure the UK cuts its CO2 emissions by 60 per cent by 2030 (relative to 1990 […]