Last month, the CBI's Rhian Kelly said ministers "pulled the rug" from under firms that originally signed up to the scheme by taking away certain incentives to be more environmentally-friendly.
One change observed by the body was the scrapping of revenue-recycling policies - two weeks after the initial deadline had been reached - which it described as "an unexpected blow" to those who had agreed to the CRC.
However, Ms Hall praised the Electricity Market Reform but asserted a need for further measures to encourage spending in the low-carbon sector.
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