CRC Efficiency Scheme
The CRC Energy Efficiency scheme is a mandatory scheme affecting the whole of the UK, which requires participants to annually buy and surrender allowances priced in pounds per tonne to cover the amount of CO2 a participant emits each year. It is part of the 2008 Climate Change Act, which was introduced to try to meet the Government’s target of reducing greenhouse gases by 80% by 2050. The scheme’s main purpose is to drive down energy consumption.
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