U.K.’s Low-Carbon Policies Hurt Companies More Than Households

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. carbon pricing, subsidies for renewable energy will add more to companies’ energy bills than rising gas prices through 2020, while for households the reverse is the case, a government adviser said.

* Emission charges and support for renewables, nuclear power

and carbon capture will account for more than half the

predicted increase in commercial and industrial energy bills

from 2011- 2020, the Committee on Climate Change said today

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