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Focus on energy policy now a priority for UK business

Industry and government must work hand in hand to deliver a flexible and secure de-carbonised energy supply.

National Grid’s report to Ofgem this week following the August power outage puts into sharp focus the importance of a secure and flexible supply of energy to the UK economy. A series of events, several triggered by a lightning strike, led to the loss of more generation than all the back-up National Grid has available and 1.1m customers lost power.

In his latest piece published on the CBI website, Patrick Caiger-Smith, CEO of geo & President of BEAMA discusses the roles the industry & Government have in working together to maximise benefits from decentralised energy.

Read more in the CBI’s full article.


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