DECC defends decision to delay gas CCS requirement until 2045

James S Murray
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Officials insist emissions performance standard is just a “backstop measure” that will be complemented by other policies that drive transition away from fossil fuels

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) yesterday hit back at criticism of its decision to allow gas-fired power plants to operate without carbon capture and storage (CCS) until 2045, insisting...

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