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Trusts abandon renewable electricity commitment

Around half of the largest trusts are not buying all their electricity from renewable sources despite a national requirement to do so, as prices of this type of energy rocket.

NHS England previously committed to the service purchasing only renewable energy from April 2021, as part of efforts to meet its target to be net zero for emissions it can control–including electricity–by 2040.

However, NHSE information seen by HSJ shows that nine of the largest 20 trusts have not been buying 100 per cent renewable electricity this financial year, amid soaring costs. Several trusts told HSJ they had abandoned previous decisions to only use electricity which was “guaranteed” to be renewable.

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Source: HSJ, 15 February 2023


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