British organizations call for clear, consistent renewable energy policy

By Solar Server:

Over 200 British companies, NGOs, associations and unions have signed a letter to U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg asking for clarity and consistency in the nation’s renewable energy policies.

The Renewable Energy Association (REA, London, U.K.) says that the letter follows growing concerns about both the slow pace and complexity of the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) policy framework, as well as a series of interventions by the U.K. Treasury.

“The decisions for renewable power were late and raised more questions than they answered,” stated REA Chair Martin Wright. “Renewables must not be treated like a political football, kicked between DECC and Treasury.”

The UK is lagging behind virtually all other countries on renewable energy. This Government needs to start living up to its Coalition Agreement, and its promise to be the greenest ever… Read more



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