Running over the same old ground

Sutherland, Alan
February 2011
Utility Week;2/25/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p13
Trade Publication
The author comments on the retail competition debate surrounding the water industry in England. He questions whether this debate is in the interests of customers or investors. He points out that ideas underlying a review of competition and innovation, such as customer engagement, refined incentives and encouraging innovation, are being pursued in Scotland. He explains the evidence on economies of scale, as well as the benefits of retail separation.


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