22 May '12, 10am

Edward Davey: Electricity Market Reforms will keep the lights on, bills down and air clean #energybill

Keeping the lights on, consumers energy bills down and creating cleaner electricity to help tackle climate change, are the three goals of ambitious draft electricity market reform legislation published today. The reforms are designed to provide investors with transparency, longevity and certainty in order to attract £110 billion of investment to bring forward new low-carbon power generation for the 21st Century. Over the next decade, around a fifth of existing power generating capacity will come off-line. Without these reforms, we could in the future see blackouts affecting millions of homes in some years. We would also be more dependent on importing oil and gas from overseas, this could present geopolitical risks and make our energy supply unsecure. Demand for electricity will grow by 2050 as it is increasingly used to power our transport and domestic heating. This leaves...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_062/pn12_...

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