Britain’s low carbon future: Government releases clean growth strategy
The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy – published today (October 12) sets out how the whole country can benefit from low carbon economic opportunities through the creation of new technologies and new businesses.
Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark said:
“This government has put clean growth at the heart of its Industrial Strategy to increase productivity, boost people’s earning power and ensure Britain continues to lead the world in efforts to tackle climate change.”
Measures set out in the Strategy include improving business and industry efficiency by:
• developing a package of measures to support businesses to improve their energy productivity, by at least 20% by 2030
• establishing an Industrial Energy Efficiency scheme to help large companies install measures to cut their energy use and their bills
• demonstrating international leadership in carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS), by collaborating with our global partners and investing up to £100 million in leading edge CCUS and industrial innovation to drive down costs