Reaction to the launch of the UK's landmark Energy Bill

Today the UK published its long awaited Energy Bill, which hopes to lay the foundations for a massive increase in renewable and other low-carbon generation and deliver Prime Minister David Cameron's pledge to lead the "greenest ever government".

The Bill has set out more information on the mechanism that will will replace the current UK support regime, and already prompted a call for the existing Renewables Obligation scheme to be extended for three years while the new arrangements bed in.

Here is a selection of early reaction:

Tom Delay, chief executive of the UK's Carbon Trust: "The inclusion in the Energy Bill of a levy cap of up to £7.6bn a year, in today's money, by 2020 is welcome. It should provide far more certainty that new Log in to read complete article.

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