Is the £18 billion contract for EDF to build the new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant a deal good value for money? What will happen if it is not built on time? Why do UK energy intensive businesses face amongst the highest industrial electricity prices in Europe? And is the UK’s energy supply secure? Does the increasing reliance on intermittent renewable sources of energy affect this security? These are some of the hot questions which members of the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs Committee are likely to lob at British energy minister Greg Clark in the Westminster parliament on Tuesday 10th Jan. This evidence session is part of the Committee’s inquiry into ‘The Economics of UK Energy Policy’. Jeremy Pocklington, Director General of Energy and Security at the Dept of Trade and Energy will also be giving evidence.
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