Monday, October 11, 2021

Engaging with energy-intensive industries

The Government will continue to engage with energy intensive industries affected by the global gas spike. At the same time, consumers will continue to be protected by the  Energy Price Cap action will be taken to ensure that everyone will get the gas supply they need over the winter months.

  • Rising global gas prices are understandably causing anxiety, but thanks to the safety net – the Energy Price Cap – people will be protected.
     
  • The Energy Price Cap will remain at the same level this winter, particularly protecting those on lower incomes. We can be confident in our energy supply, and we benefit from both resilient gas supplies from British waters and a diverse renewables and nuclear sector.

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