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Britain’s electricity market is being hamstrung by too much regulation and uncertainty, according to a new study from Policy Exchange.
Carbon Omissions reveals that Britain is actually consuming almost a third more CO2 than it was in 1990. The difference is that much of the carbon consumed in the UK and EU is “embedded” in products imported from countries such as China rather than produced in the UK.
Green Bills reveals how the total levy in energy – effectively tax to pay for climate and renewable energy policies – is set to soar by 2020. Figures reveal that by 2020, the cost of policies like the Renewables Obligation and Feed-in Tariffs – which pay householders to produce power uneconomically through technologies like solar – will hit over £16 billion a year.
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Policy Exchange launches Responding to Demands, a new project which will explore how to unlock “smart power” technologies such as storage and demand response.
To mark the publication of our new report Up in the Air: Part 2, Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment and Energy, sets out a ten point plan to solve London’s air pollution crisis.
Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Energy and Environment, discusses recommendations for a higher road tax on new diesel cars to improve air quality.
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Comments made by Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment & Energy, Richard Howard, that the Trafford gas power station would require double the current package in order to be viable, are cited in a comment piece in City AM.
Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment & Energy, is quoted in The Telegraph highlighting the risk that the high cost of introducing new gas capacity will have on the UK’s future electricity supply.
The Guardian cites figures from Policy Exchange’s 2011 report Untapped Potentialwhich show that England and Wales are using 1.1bn-3.3bn liters of water a day more than our water bodies can deliver without being damaged.
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