06 Aug '12, 2pm

Opportunities in UK energy markets: Edward Davey’s speech at Global Business Summit on Energy #BritBizEmbassy

Thanks very much. This has long been one of the great business cities. For fifteen centuries, it has welcomed traders and merchants from around the world. In fact, its Old English name directly translates as ‘London trading town’. And that’s as appropriate today as it was a thousand years ago. We are part of Europe, but have strong ties to much of the world. Our working day bridges the Asian and American markets. English is the lingua franca of business; most international contracts are based on English law. So London remains a fantastic place to do business, including energy business - which is of course what today’s session is all about. I’m sure the panel will generate some sparkling discussion. But before the day gets underway, I thought I’d take this chance to fill in some of the detail about the UK’s energy policy - and the opportunities it provides for investors. Op...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/davey_gbse/dav...

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