Greenpeace Film Will ‘Completely Destroy’ Confidence In Green Energy

  • Date: 15/11/12
  • Ben Willis, Solar Power Portal News

Apparent attempts by senior government figures to dismantle UK renewable energy commitments will prove “disastrous” to solar and other clean technologies, leading industry figures have warned.

An undercover film released yesterday by environmental body Greenpeace revealed the apparent extent to which the Chancellor George Osborne and other senior ministers and MPs are trying water down legally binding commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions through investment in low carbon energy generation.

Although those implicated in the film have denied its claims, renewable sector advocates say the impression it gives of divisions within the coalition government will “completely destroy” confidence in the industry.

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