Prof Dieter Helm’s Cost of Energy Review Published
An independent review into reducing costs in each element of the electricity supply chain has been published today.
Building on the government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper, Professor Dieter Helm CBE was asked in August to consider the whole electricity supply chain of generation, transmission, distribution and supply.
The review follows the plan set out in July by government and Ofgem to upgrade our network to a smarter energy system, and the publication of draft legislation on an energy price cap to keep families’ energy bills as low as possible.
National Grid Release UK Winter Outlook
Britain will have enough power generation and imports through interconnectors to meet demand this winter, says National Grid in its 2017/18 winter outlook report released today.
Government Response to the CCC’s 2017 Progress Report
The Government’ reponse to the CCC’s 2017 progress report on UK Climate Change and Mitigation is now out. ‘The Government welcomes the CCC’s 2017 Progress Report to Parliament Meeting Carbon Budgets: Closing the Policy Gap (the ‘Report’). We acknowledge and have taken into consideration the recommendations in the Report in developing our Clean Growth Strategy’