Home energy plan offers dubious carbon savings

January 2009
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jan2009, Issue 408, p12
The article reports that Great Britain's government has launched the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) scheme which requires energy suppliers from Great Britain to provide energy efficiency gains in their clients' homes equal to carbon dioxide saving of 154 million tonnes. This programme started in 2008 and will end 2011. The government has also allowed energy suppliers to utilize real-time energy displays in households to comply with the requirements.


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