by TECHSTAR on JULY 22, 2014 - 0 Comments in ENERGY
British business lobby group Confederation of British Industry says UK manufacturers are looking to generate their own power to sidestep fears of rising energy prices and threats to supply security.
Nicola Walker, director of business environment at the CBI said more and more firms are going off-grid, especially in energy intensive industries.
A CBI survey showed over half of businesses believed the UK’s energy security has declined over the past five years, reflecting a 2013 report by Ofgem that showed capacity margins would be at a historic low next winter. (more…)