The government’s prioritisation of ‘net zero’ has compromised the energy network
Julian Jessop quoted in The Times
Andy Mayer quoted in City AM
Arguing that the government has neglected affordability and security of supply in favour of ‘net zero’ policies, Andy says:
“When there are supply incidents, or when it’s too hot, cold, windy, or not windy enough, these issues combine, exposing us to an increased risk of controls and blackouts, reflected in short-term price spikes, or a ‘tight market’.
The true horror of which is hidden in our network charges, while politicians claim incorrectly that renewables are cheap, by only reviewing the bid price of things not yet built.”
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