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The Conversation: Labour plan to renationalise the UK energy networks is a bad idea – business economist

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses why renationalising the UK energy system would not advance the country’s climate and energy goals. “There are better ways to improve the UK’s energy supplies. Tighter regulation of…

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New model regulation in the electricity industry

The problem of monopolistic control in the UK electricity industry remains a factor today in spite of several decades of regulation by Ofgem, following privatisation in the 1980s. This would suggest that Ofgem has to focus as much on promoting…

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