When we account for how much energy we use at home, British families are not facing ever-rising bills for gas and electricity.
Posts Tagged: Natural Gas
Ofgem should introduce a new ‘low-carbon gas obligation’ in the next price control framework from April 2021. This would enable the UK to decarbonise its heating sectorat the lowest possible cost.
We have the technology. Being a world leader in carbon capture and storage attractive can make us a destination for inward investment in clean energy.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
Rather than price caps and nationalisations, there is a chance to help consumers with tax cuts and regulatory reform.
A ‘relative’ cap on the difference between standard variable tariffs and acquisition tariffs could untie Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’ in the retail energy market.
A compensation scheme will be welcome. But the Government might yet have to introduce other punitive measures.
The way British politics and planning mix tends to push infrastructure decisions into the long grass.
Hinkley Point 3) Ben Caldecott: Let’s seize this chance to end it – and choose a clean, green and efficient alternative instead
Blind faith in new nuclear and shale gas have yielded precisely zero for UK security of supply, despite constant rhetoric to the contrary.
A new analysis shows that even in the worst case scenario energy security is still ensured.
Ashley Fox: This referendum campaign has harmed our party’s reputation, and I’ll be glad when it’s over.
Plus: Sorting out energy. Protection from Putin. And: furthering the single market.
Following this strategy could lead to weaker returns, leaving older local people, teachers, healthcare workers and so on with less in their pockets.
Imposing an obligation on suppliers and shippers to hold a certain proportion of their gas in store ahead of every winter would be the most cost-effective solution.
The Government should recognise the critical role of natural gas in the drive to deliver both lower carbon emissions and lower energy bills.
Russian President has trapped himself in a self-destructive spiral of nationalist rhetoric, economic self-harm and military aggression.