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Impact Assessment of Proposals for a United Kingdom Renewable Energy Strategy: Renewable Electricity

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Tony Gerrard
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This impact assessment analyses the impact of extending the Renewables Obligation (RO) to meet the United Kingdom's share of the European Union 2020 renewable energy target. Government intervention is necessary in order to address innovation market failures. Without Government support the private sector will not invest sufficiently in innovation and deployment to meet our longer term goal.