UK electricity market reform ‘could deter investment’

Power substation

A number of energy market players, including investment bank Evolution Securities, warn the UK's electricity market reform (EMR) could raise the risk of energy shortages.

The UK is expected to face a capacity shortage starting from late 2015, as nearly 12 gigawatts of coal and oil-fired capacity will have to be decommissioned by then to comply with EU emissions standards.

The government published an EMR white paper, Planning Our Electric Future: A White Paper for Secure, Affordable and Low

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: