Summer Budget 2015: Renewables industry slams move to make them pay Climate Change Levy

Jessica Shankleman
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"Like making apple juice pay an alcohol tax"

The renewable energy industry has slammed the Chancellor's decision to raise taxes for renewable energy projects while cutting taxes for North Sea oil and gas, warning the move will undermine efforts to...

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