Generators think UK will miss green target

Hobson, Steve
February 2009
Utility Week;2/20/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p28
Trade Publication
This article reveals that British electricity generators are pessimistic about the prospects of growing renewable power fast enough to meet the European Union's (EU) 20:20 goals, according to research by "Utility Week" and Accenture. 15 percent of Great Britain's overall energy demand must be met from renewable sources by 2020 under the climate and energy directives of the EU. The survey found that only three percent of respondents believed they would achieve the 31-40 percent needed to hit the 20:20 goals.


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