Getting a handle on a risky business

Bowden, Chris
August 2008
Utility Week;8/8/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p37
Trade Publication
The author comments on the increase in the prices of oil, coal, and British gas and power utilities. He claims that the problem for many businesses in Great Britain is not just that energy prices have increased but also the speed and size of the increase that has caught many unaware. He argues that well-laid three-year business plans have been disrupted by the combined forces of increased costs and reduced demand as western economies contract.


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