Green heat contract mauled by committee alongside investigation into BEIS’ £1.5bn CfD mishandling

The government's green heat tariff has been described as not-fit-for-purpose by the Public Accounts Committee, while its mishandling of the 2017 low-carbon electricity tariff led to offshore wind developers claiming greater rewards

Cows in front of biogas plant
The committee's only positive take home message over the RHI was the "good progress” made in developing supply chains in the biomethane and biomass sectors

The green energy tariff in place to boost take-up of low carbon heat technologies has been ridiculed by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee, while the National Audit Office has criticised government for tinkering with a separate low-carbon electricity tariff.

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