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Chancellor George Osborne announced the 2016 Budget at 12:30pm today

Budget 2016: The green business reaction

Was it a Climate Budget that delivered on the UK Government's green promises? Or has Chancellor George Osborne failed to deliver the Easter egg of green pledges we were all hoping for? Here's the full industry reaction, as it comes in...

Chancellor George Osborne delivered the 2016 Budget to a lively House of Commons this afternoon

Budget 2016: Osborne confirms carbon tax reform and new CfD funding

George Osborne has today (16 March) confirmed a major reform of business carbon taxes and agreed the next round of funding that will be allocated to new renewable energy projects, as the Chancellor set out the UK Government's 2016 Budget.

Will George Osborne's Budget briefcase contain any big green ideas? Stay tuned to edie from 12:30pm this afternoon to find out

Budget 2016: 10 green pledges we all want to hear George Osborne make

From retaining mandatory carbon reporting requirements and confirming support for renewables through to supporting SMEs on energy efficiency and developing a thriving circular economy - is today the day that Chancellor George Osborne finally announces a Climate Budget that delivers on the UK Government's big green promises?

Budget 2014: Many will argue that manufacturers came out on top, while environmental policy again took a step back

Budget 2014 response round-up: Who said what

Today's Budget saw the Chancellor cap carbon tax and once again favour economic recovery over environmental resilience. Stirring up mixed reaction across industry, here's a rundown of who said what.

George Osborne announced a £7bn package to cut energy bills in today's Budget

Budget 2014: Osborne caps carbon tax as part of his 'Budget for a resilient economy'

The Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed a cap on the Carbon Price Floor at £18 per ton of CO2 from 2016-2017 to the end of the decade.

The Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his Budget speech today with some predicting a freeze on the Carbon Price Floor

Budget 2014: U-turn on Carbon Price Floor will 'muddy an already confused landscape'

The future of the Carbon Price Floor has come under the spotlight this week, with concerns that the Chancellor George Osborne may freeze the policy in today's Budget.

Chancellor George Osborne will deliver the Budget speech on March 19

Budget 2014: Energy investment must prevail

In the upcoming Budget, the Chancellor must place investment in energy at the centre of his priorities if the UK's economic growth is to continue. Mark Stewart outlines the measures required to create confidence amongst investors and the areas where clarity is needed.

The UK has more than 25 million homes, most of which are hugely energy inefficient, according to the UK-GBC

Osborne's Budget must 'stop spiralling energy bills' by prioritising energy efficiency

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) is today warning that the UK must retrofit one million homes a year over the next 25 years if it is to end spiralling energy bills and curb carbon emissions.

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