Rudd argues slow progress on green heat and transport jeopardising UK renewables target

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Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has today warned more needs to be done to accelerate the rollout of renewable heat and transport technologies if the UK is to meet binding EU targets to source...

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