Carbon trade plan for firms unveiled

June 2007
Utility Week;6/29/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of the British government double the threshold for businesses and large organisations such as water companies, major retail chains, universities, hotels and some public bodies that will be subject to a mandatory British-only cap and trade scheme. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs insisted that the scheme would deliver net benefits of £755 million as a result of lower energy bills and improved efficiency.


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