TITLE

Beating the levy

AUTHOR(S)
Gay, Paul
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/25/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7669, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the Climate Change Levy, introduced on April 1, 2001 in Great Britain to encourage energy saving measures in commerce and industry, has the potential to increase the average electricity bill by 13 per cent and the average gas bill by 30 per cent. The Climate Change Group the deal, worth several hundred million pounds, is the world's largest ever for green energy supply. The initiative will save emissions equivalent to the amount of carbon dioxide produced by almost 50,000 homes, or more than 100,000 cars.
ACCESSION #
16314684

 

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