General Election

  • Commercial and market outlook

    10 Manifesto Energy Policies

    With all the General Election manifestos now published, we have updated our infographic so you can easily see where the parties stand on certain energy sector issues. For further, more in-depth analysis and insight into what each of the parties are promising and how this could shape the future energy...

  • Regulation and policy

    General Election 2019 and impacts on the energy sector

    While much of the 2019 General Election (GE) coverage has been focused on Brexit, the environment also has the potential to play a key role. Surveys such as BEIS’s Public Attitudes Tracker found strong support among the public for renewable generation, as well as concerns about climate change. The net...

  • Regulation and policy

    Reading the omens for re-nationalisation – Peter Atherton

    It is perfectly feasible that there will be a General Election in 2018 or 2019. Opinion polls suggest that a Labour government under Mr Corbyn is a 50/50 possibility. Therefore, Labour’s policy of re-nationalising the utility sector is now being taken very seriously by the companies and those who invest...