Track carbon from generator to consumer to stop greenwashing

Carbon emissions should be tracked through the electricity system from generators to consumers to prevent the greenwashing of energy tariffs and accelerate the decarbonisation of the power sector, the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) and Elexon have argued in a new report. Sarah Keay-Bright, senior policy and regulation advisor at the ESC, said without granular carbon tracking “it is impossible to advise consumers of the environmental benefit of their energy choices.”

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