Current legislation

Key legislation driving the low carbon economy

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This chart shows the key pieces of legislation that are driving the low carbon economy towards a zero carbon economy over the next 10 years. Click on the links below to find out how each piece of legislation could affect you...


Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Target Date
EU Green Packages 2020

Climate Change Act      2050
Building Regulations        
Code for Sustainable Homes 2016

Code for Sustainable Buildings   2018 & 2019

CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme        
Renewables Obligation         2015
Feed in Tariffs          
Renewable Heat Incentive