Climate Change Levy
The Climate Change Levy came into force on 1 April 2001 with the aim of encouraging non domestic sectors (industry, commerce and public sector) to improve energy efficiency
and thereby reduce the emission of a range of greenhouse gases. As such it would assist UK government meet its obligations under the Kyoto Protocol, which came into force in February 2005, set up to reduce the effect of global warming, on climate change.
Cti has held the contract for Target 2010 i.e. the company charged with administering the UK casting sector's negotiated energy with government, since its inception. In this role, Target 2010 not only provides the secretariat to administer the Agreement, it also supports its membership through the provision of advice on the sector's ten-year Negotiated Energy Agreement, the UK and European Union's Emissions Trading Schemes (ETS) and energy management.
For more information about the Climate Change Levy, contact Roy Wootton, General Manager of Target 2010 Ltd, or visit the UK Government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) website.
Click on the links below to view past newscast articles about the work of Target 2010.