TITLE

A long, hot summer to dig yourself out of a hole

AUTHOR(S)
Milne, Roger
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;6/20/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the failure of the British government to address the energy problems of the country. On fuel poverty, the author notes that ministers have shown more of a predilection for summits than action, all the while hoping the regulator can do more so they can avoid getting their own hands dirty. The author adds that the decision on introducing smart meters has been delayed and will not surface until the end of the year.
ACCESSION #
33223543

 

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