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The British Energy Security Strategy

Yesterday the UK Government published its British Energy Security Strategy in response to the impact that global energy supply constraints post COVID recovery and the outbreak of war in Ukraine has had on UK energy.

Less than six months since the publication of the UK’s Net Zero Strategy, this is another milepost in the UK’s energy transition policy landscape, signalling an even greater acceleration in ambition.

In this note we set out our views on some of the key takeaways from the relatively short policy paper and some initial observations on what it may mean for current and potential participants in UK energy transition.