Catherine Mitchell has recently written a really powerful article published in the Guardian, which is critical of the UK’s energy policy. The article Who is in charge of Britain’s energy policy? claims that “Intense lobbying by energy companies and government misinformation is creating genuine uncertainty about who has overall control”. It is cause for concern, but effectively emphasises the need for people to take their own steps to avoid possible future price hikes and to make their own low-carbon choices.
Read her full article here: www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/feb/28/britain-energy-politics
For more ideas and inspiration from local people who are using renewable energy check out our ‘Dorset Energy Stories’ at www.letsgetenergized.co.uk/archives/category/dorset-energy-stories and visit our Renewable Energy section on this website to see what is available and to take the next step: www.letsgetenergized.co.uk/energy.
As always, if you have any queries you can comment here on this blog post, or talk to me or one of my colleagues at the Dorset Energy Advice Centre on 0800 975 0166 for some free advice.