Rather than price caps and nationalisations, there is a chance to help consumers with tax cuts and regulatory reform.
Posts Tagged: Renewables
The typical annual utility bill equates to around £3.50 a day. Even the right policy approach is unlikely to reduce this to much below £3 a day.
New polling finds that they are proud of Britain’s action on climate change, and want the main EU environment regulations retained after Brexit.
The Government seeks to make this the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than we found it.
A botched renewable energy scheme looks set to cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of pounds, and an ex-colleague has alleged a cover-up.
The Government should adopt this proven, reliable technology that would inject billions into struggling coastal communities.
Sanjoy Sen: Our Party’s reputation for financial responsibility will suffer if we keep deferring energy decisions
Hinkley Point, shale gas, wind farms, solar power…we need to make hard-nosed decisions to ensure the nation gets what it needs.
A new analysis shows that even in the worst case scenario energy security is still ensured.
By allowing biomass a level playing field to compete, ministers could save taxpayers billions of pounds and make the UK energy grid more secure.
We ought to encourage energy self-sufficiency to protect against international instability.
The campaign doesn’t demand government or regulators to do something to solve this problem. Instead, it takes a free market approach.
It’s dirty, costly and leaves us reliant on Russia. Let’s make the move to better energy sources.
There’s a change in the economics of energy that’s more impressive than anything that’s happened to oil lately – the spectacular fall in the cost of solar power
Nadhim Zahawi MP: The security case for renewable energy, with back-up from small-scale nuclear and gas
Events in the Middle East and Russia have shown why we need to reduce our dependence on politically volatile parts of the world.
Alexander Temerko: Conventional gas. Interconnectors. More nuclear. How to join the UK energy security dots
Security and stable prices are best achieved by concentrating on one or two areas and doing them well.