Upcoming changes to energy legislation have received
support from a sizeable number of UK businesses,
according to a survey from energy supplier npower. As
part of its Comprehensive Spending Review, the
Government wants to replace the current Renewables
Obligation and Feed-in-Tariff arrangements with an
"The proposed exemption would represent good news for
those businesses and sectors which are eligible," said
David Reed, head of npower Business Solutions. "Making
regulatory processes more transparent and more
straightforward would reduce the burden on businesses
and provide them with greater clarity about their
A consultation process on the Government's plans is
due to start shortly, and half of the respondents in
npower's survey said they would like to take part.
You can read more about this topic here.
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