Third consultation on Carbon Reduction Commitment launched

March 2009
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Mar2009, Issue 410, p45
This article explains that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in Great Britain has released a draft for Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), a cap-and-trade scheme for large energy users that will start on April 2010. The draft covers the order establishing the scheme and a user guide with stage-by-stage advice on compliance. The draft discusses the details of the CRC including possible exemptions for organisations with smaller energy bills. The estimated annual reduction in emissions by 2020 is presented.


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