TITLE

Ringing the change

AUTHOR(S)
Barnard, Roger
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Utility Week;12/4/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the Energy Bill by the British government. The bill veers away from encouraging major energy investment and focuses more on the political imperative to develop clean coal technology. Populist objectives are evident in the bill that would restrict energy suppliers to exploit their market positions. The bill will require Office of Gas and Electricity Markets' (Ofgem) policy to evolve its economic concern for consumer protection to a broader concept that will involve consumers' interests of sustainable supply at a reasonable cost.
ACCESSION #
51429106

 

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