Britain is set to miss its renewable energy targets by the end of the decade, MPs have warned.

The UK has a target to meet 15% of its energy needs from green sources by 2020, including 30% of electricity, 12% of heat and 10% in transport.

The electricity sector is on course to meet its expected contribution to the target but energy used in transport and for heating homes and buildings is well behind what is needed, a report from the Energy and Climate Change Committee said.

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