Let’s set the record straight on energy

Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator

Annabel Denham, IEA Director of Communications, has written for The Spectator on the most common misconceptions about energy policy.

From energy rationing to fracking, Annabel sets the record straight.

On whether fracking will take too long:

“This depends on what is meant by ‘too long’. Will it provide cheap and abundant energy in the next three months? No. But industry spokespeople believe they can get the wells that are already in the ground open and producing gas within a year. If planning regulations were sufficiently relaxed, we could expect to see widespread investment in new wells across the country – and similar growth in the sector to that experienced by the US.”

Read the full article here.

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