Reports: Government poised for crackdown on use of renewable energy certificates in electricity sector

Cecilia Keating
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Reports: Government poised for crackdown on use of renewable energy certificates in electricity sector

Plans mark next step of investigation into greenwashing in retail energy sector announced by the government last year

The government is looking to clamp down end the practice of bulk buying European renewable power certificates which enable electricity suppliers to describe their tariffs as green, despite remaining invested...

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