BERR is seeking views on how to drive up the use of renewable energy in the UK, both as part of their overall strategy for tackling climate change and in order to meet their share of the EU target to source 20% of the EU's energy from renewable sources by 2020.

They are consulting on a number of new measures including: additional financial incentives for renewable electricity, new financial incentives for heat, new incentives for microgeneration and distributed energy, removing grid barriers to renewables, using more energy from waste and biomass, stimulating innovation and the supply chain, and making the planning system more responsive while increasing the benefits reaching local communities.

Feedback is invited until 26th September 2008.


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