Government announces independent review of energy costs

On 6 August 2017 the Government announced an independent review of the costs of energy. The review will provide recommendations as to how best minimise the costs of energy consistent with the Government’s overarching objectives, taking account of the costs and benefits of the recommendations. It will set out options for developing and enhancing energy policy. The review will be led by Professor Dieter Helm CBE and will report in October 2017.