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Public sector energy measures could save UK government £340 million

Wednesday July 11th, 2018

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has unveiled new energy measures as the government looks to implement its industrial strategy and get behind clean growth. Government Opportunities

Following on from the Prime Minister’s comments last month, Mr Clark outlined how the government would deliver on its Clean Growth Grand Challenge of halving energy consumption in all new builds by 2030. Building on this momentum, the Energy Secretary also announced that the government would look to achieve a 43% reduction in public sector greenhouse gas emissions by 2019/20 in comparison to 2009/10.

Our new, ambitious target for reducing emission across our central estate shows how this government is continuing to lead the world and rise to the challenge of tackling climate change,” said Mr Clark. “We have made significant progress so far, meeting our previous target three years early and saving just over £100 million last financial year as a result“.

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