• News Feeds
Page last updated at 10:01 GMT, Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:01 UK

UK faces energy 'challenge'


Energy Secretary Ed Davey's new "dash for gas" is expected to be at the centre of the Energy Bill due before the Commons shortly. A report out earlier this month from the energy regulator Ofgem warned that as early as winter 2015, the UK Britain could be unable to keep up with the country's demand.

Even if the UK were to shift to more secure, greener energy supplies, one argument goes that we would still need fossil fuels to help us through that transition.

James Vaccaro, director of Triodos Renewables, and Malcolm Webb, chief executive of Oil and Gas UK, discuss how the UK should plan for its long-term energy needs.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific