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Department for Energy and Climate Change

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Huhne sets UK target to cut CO2 by 80% by 2050

A limit on the total amount of greenhouse gases to be emitted by the UK between 2023 to 2027 has been proposed this week by DECC to cut Britain’s emissions by 50 percent from 1990 levels.


Minister refocuses on smaller green electricity schemes

Proposals to reduce the financial support available to larger scale solar-produced electricity have been published by the Government as part of plans to protect financial support for homes, communities and small businesses.


Carbon action plan lays down Whitehall deadlines

A cross-Government action plan on climate change sets strict actions and deadlines for Whitehall.


Councils’ carbon emissions revealed by DECC

As the carbon footprint of every local council in England was published last week, Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announced that Councils can sell green electricity into the national grid in future


Whitehall energy use in the open

Two Government ministries – DECC and the Home Office – are displaying their energy use in real-time, on-line, for the first time. All central government HQs will follow in the coming months.