TITLE

Norway concerned over carbon bill

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;5/23/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the government of Norway will face a bill of £200 million by 2012 for buying carbon emissions credits in an effort to comply with its Kyoto obligations. According to a Department of Energy report, existing and planned gas-fired power plants are the primary challenge in controlling carbon dioxide emissions in the country.
ACCESSION #
32572748

 

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