Good Energy throws support behind CCC calls for decarbonisation targets

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Good Energy - one of the UK's green energy suppliers - has backed the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC) call for the government to target a reduction carbon intensity levels in power generation.

Included in an open letter to sectary of state for energy and climate change, Ed Davey, the CCC has called for a reduction target of 50g CO2 per kWh from 2030. The current intensity levels stand at around 430g CO2  per kWh.

On its official blog, Good Energy has stated that it believes this reduction to be vital in helping the UK meet the overall emissions reduction targets - of 80 per cent - set for 2050.

The blogpost reads: "We think that adopting a 2030 decarbonisation target is critical step for Government to ensure the continued delivery of benefits of decarbonisation. It provides strategic director for Government policy and is a clear signal to the international investment community of the UK's commitment to a more renewable future."

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