After the trilemma – 4 principles for the power sector. Speech by Business Secretary Greg Clark on the future of the energy market. 3 weeks ago, Amazon announced that it would install solar panels across its UK sites in order to fulfil its pledge to be 100% renewable. But – and this is what is remarkable to me in the story – this decision was not only about being green, it was the best business decision taken in those terms. Green energy is, increasingly, cheap energy. This is amazing news for many of us in this room that were veterans of the debate through the Climate Change Act 10 years ago and it is particularly exciting news because of the seriousness of the challenge that we have in climate change, underlined by the IPCC’s latest report that humanity has to act to save the planet.
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