UK carbon tax could reach £40 a tonne by 2020UK carbon tax could reach £40 a tonne by 2020

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/1933187/uk-carbon-tax-reach-gbp40-tonne-2020

The Treasury consultation document sets out three separate proposals for the carbon floor price, outlining how the price in 2020, delivered through the combination of the new tax and the ETS, would reach £20, £30, or £40 per tonne. Under each scenario, the price would then continue to rise to reach £70 per tonne in 2030.

„The introduction of a sufficiently stable, high and credible carbon price is essential to stimulate the required step change in investment for low-carbon technologies,” he said. „To maximise the potential growth and jobs benefits to the economy, the proceeds must be used to support low-carbon energy projects.”

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