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In the news

  • 23 July 2015 | Rooftop solar panel subsidies next to face cut as ministers curb green costs

    • The Daily Telegraph cites findings from Policy Exchange's new report The Customer is Always Right that the biggest component of DECC's overspend on renewables subsidies is the subsidy for rooftop solar panels.

  • 21 July 2015 | Clean power subsidies to be reined back

    • The Financial Times cites findings from Policy Exchange's The Customer is Always Right report which show that the government's overspend on the Levy Control Framework could add a further £20 a year on to household energy bills.

  • 21 July 2015 | Can UK's solar industry survive without subsidies?

    • Analysis in The Guardian on energy bills and renewable energy subsidies extensively references Policy Exchange's new report The Customer is Always Right. The report shows that government has breached its spending cap on renewable energy subsidies, and calls for restrictions on subsidies to small photovoltaic systems - the largest contributor to the overspend.

Blogs

  • 30 July 2015 | London as a National Park City – Fantasy or Genius?

    • Katherine Drayson, Policy Exchange's Environment & Energy Research Fellow, looks at how aspirations for London to become a 'National Park City' can be bolstered by improved data and mapping.

  • 21 July 2015 | Labour needs to focus on the squeezed middle once again

    • James Frayne, Policy Exchange's Director of Policy & Strategy, writes arguing that Labour has lost the support of England's C1 and C2 voters, and must win them back if it is to have a hope of forming a government again.

  • 20 July 2015 | The truth about energy bills?

    • Richard Howard, Policy Exchange's Head of Environment & Energy, responds to dissenting views on his new report The Customer is Always Right, which criticised governmental overspend on renewable energy subsidies and argued that government must focus on keeping bills down.

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