Regulatory failure: Ofgem's new rules risk slowing the shift to net zero energy

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Ofgem’s proposals for regulating the energy networks need a major overhaul if UK is to deliver net zero emissions, argues E3G's Simon Skillings

The regulation of our electricity and gas network companies is a very complex topic, but while it is understood by few it nevertheless has huge ramifications for us all. A green recovery and net-zero emissions...

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