Govt track-record poor in energy investment

Govt track-record poor in energy investment
Gavin Evans
Any government formed in September needs to consider carefully how deeply it should intervene to deliver the country’s long-term emissions targets, MPs on a pre-election panel were told yesterday. Energy consultant Toby Stevenson said there is widespread agreement that the country should be able to have a very-low emissions economy by 2050. But he said there was real debate about how far government should involve itself in the decisions along that route. He also said any potential energy ministers on the panel needed to consider their str...

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