The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets responds to the Government’s Renewable Energy Strategy consultation on measures to deliver 15% renewable energy by 2020

Background Tackling the effects of climate change is one of the most significant global challenges the UK currently face. The energy sector is responsible for around 44% of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK, and therefore has a considerable role to play in meeting this challenge. The development of a low carbon energy sector is therefore a priority for Government at both a National and European level. The UK Government has put in place a number of measures to encourage the development and further deployment of renewable energy generation technologies. However, in recognition of proposed EU targets, the Government has published a consultation on a Renewable Energy Strategy (“RES”) to make the step change required to meet these targets. Ofgem are the independent regulator of the gas and

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Yasmin Arshed, The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets responds to the Government’s Renewable Energy Strategy consultation on measures to deliver 15% renewable energy by 2020, 3 October 2008, e-Competitions October 2008, Art. N° 22900

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