Critic of renewable power to head government energy costs review

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Selection of Oxford University economist Dieter Helm may be controversial because of his criticism of wind and solar power

An academic who is a vocal critic of the costs of renewable power has been selected by the government to head a landmark review of the cost of energy in the UK. Dieter Helm, an economist at the University...

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