A secure and consumer-focused energy system is within reach - here's how we can get there

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The events of 2023 have hammered home the importance of an energy system that relies on home-grown power and is resilient to geopolitics and fossil fuel shortages, writes Ripple Energy's Sarah Merrick

2022 was a year when energy has dominated UK headlines for all the wrong reasons. The impact of Russia's war on Ukraine, subsequent restriction in fossil fuel gas and rise in energy prices has shaken economies...

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