'The first major Brexit bonus': Could reforming the UK's insurance rules unlock clean energy investment?

Cecilia Keating
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 A lack of available finance remains a barrier to developing new renewable and clean tech projects| Credit: iStock
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A lack of available finance remains a barrier to developing new renewable and clean tech projects| Credit: iStock

PIC calculates it would be able to pump £500m more into renewable energy annually if financial services regulation is amended

Tens of billions of pounds could be unlocked for renewable energy and domestic energy efficiency if the UK government moves ahead with post-Brexit reforms to the Solvency II regulatory framework for insurance...

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