29 Mar '17, 9pm

Brexit is squeezing energy sector growth says UK business advisor

Brexit is squeezing energy sector growth says UK business advisor

Rachel Nutt, who is also head of Renewable and Sustainable Energy at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, believes that Brexit and the lack of announcements about future subsidies that has resulted from it is causing a period of inertia that is stalling many new projects. This is important because subsidies have so far supported much of the renewables sector in the UK. “Everyone is assured there is a huge power demand for the future, lack of grid capacity, and a need to hit green energy targets” said Ms Nutt. “However, the lack of clarity on funding has caused a significant slowdown in the market. Even with the advent of more innovative battery storage capacity and falling panel prices, the sector needs a new subsidy announcement to gain serious momentum in the areas of on shore wind and solar. She added that the industry is also facing a number of other challenges around new tax law. Th...

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