Uncertainty threatens low-carbon power investment

A CBI report says Britain will fail to attract enough investment to meet its plans for decarbonising the power sector without greater clarity on electricity market reforms and a strong Green Investment Bank

The UK is failing to attract low-carbon power generation investment at the scale and pace needed to meet its emissions reduction commitments, warns the CBI.   

In a report launched on 26 April, it blames continuing regulatory uncertainty and inadequate incentives for low carbon investment. It comes as the government prepares its post-consultation response on electricity market reforms aimed at boosting low-carbon generation (ENDS Report, March 2011) and detailed plans for the Green Investment Bank.

Please sign in or register to continue.

Sign in to continue reading

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120

Subscribe for full access

or Register for limited access

Already subscribe but don't have a password?
Activate your web account here