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03 Feb 20201 minute read

Ofgem announces climate manifesto

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Ofgem announces climate manifesto

Britain’s energy regulator Ofgem has announced a nine-point manifesto, as part of efforts to tackle the climate emergency.

The manifesto includes a range of actions, including supporting low carbon domestic heating, seeking 10 million electric vehicles by 2030, and a large increase in offshore wind generation.

Ofgem had been criticised by business group the CBI for sending “negative signals” to low-carbon investors.

The energy regulator’s incoming CEO Jonathan Brealey has since recognised that their “role protecting consumers includes achieving net zero”.

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