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Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Act

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2006
The Act contains several measures to monitor and promote energy efficiency and establishes a scheme to promote national targets for micro-generation.

It provides for a green certificate scheme for electricity from renewable sources and for reporting on the energy efficiency of residential accommodation.

The Act placed an obligation on Defra to report to parliament on GHG emissions and on action taken by the government to reduce these emissions. The first report was put to the UK parliament in 2007.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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