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Green Deal Home Improvement Plan Expects Significant Cuts

Green Deal: Energy efficiency programme may be axed amid austerity drive The Independent, June 6, 2015. Image credit: AlexanderStein Spending on energy efficiency and the clean-up of Britain’s old nuclear reactors is set be significantly reduced as part of the Government’s austerity drive. In order to save money it is being proposed that the controversial

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Germany Adopts Clean Energy Plan

The government adopted a broad catalog of measures, ranging from new subsidies for homeowners who insulate their houses to mandatory emissions cuts for energy producers. Berlin said the steps would ensure Germany meets its target of cutting carbon dioxide emissions by 40% from their 1990 level by 2020–a goal twice as ambitious as the European average and one that appears…

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