Planning hiccups put BT’s carbon reduction strategy in doubt

Over two-and-a-half years after announcing ambitious wind power plans, BT has planning permission for only one project. Its carbon emissions are twice those previously reported, due to a change in guidelines

Planning delays have upset BT's wind power ambitionsBT’s ambitious plans to dramatically cut its carbon emissions through renewable energy are struggling to come to fruition.

Planning delays have set back its goal to generate more of its electricity needs from wind power. And changes to government carbon reporting guidelines have doubled its reported emissions because it can no longer rely solely on reductions from use of green tariff electricity.

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