The Energy Security Strategy: The green economy reacts

'largely disappointing'

Cecilia Keating
clock • 19 min read


Investment Week's sister publication BusinessGreen rounds up all the reaction to the government's plan for shoring up British energy independence in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

After weeks of speculation, the government is set to later today publish its roadmap for how it intends to boost Britain's energy security, unveiling new targets for offshore wind, nuclear and low-carbon hydrogen development and measures to accelerate the adoption of smart grid technologies and create a new Future System Operator body. The plan has largely disappointed green business leaders, energy and climate experts and campaigners, who have warned households facing cripplingly high energy bills will be hurt by its weak provisions for solar, onshore wind and energy efficiency, widely ...

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