Expert claims ministers should focus on UK’s power network where ‘two-thirds of energy is WASTED’

General/Industrial/Investments/ 14 September 2021

Jonathan Maxwell, founder of Sustainable Development Capital LLP, said: ‘Reducing household emissions is critically important, but the carbon savings are a mere fraction of what can be saved by addressing the shocking losses in the generation and transmission of energy in the UK, where two-thirds of energy is currently wasted.

‘These savings can be delivered without the need to pass the costs on to consumers. Energy efficiency technologies are proven and commercially sustainable because they help the bottom line as well as the environment.’

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