Editor's letter - July 2011 - Energy Risk

Stella Farrington - Editor - Energy Risk

Recent ‘black swan’ events, particularly those surrounding nuclear generation, are forcing energy companies to revisit their long-term planning. Somewhat unsettlingly, the mention of long-term risk always reminds me of a scene from The Simpsons in which a rogue elephant is running full pelt towards the local peanut factory! The factory manager turns to his staff and shouts excitedly: “This is the moment we’ve all feared. Luckily we’ve been training for