UK Energy sector's use of water 'being ignored', says study

'The vital issue of the energy sector's use of water is being overlooked by the current Government, putting energy security at risk.

That's just one of the arguments put forward by academics at Newcastle University as part of a new study which concludes that an independent body is needed to inform energy policy.

The study claims that the Government's market-based approach to the energy industry is 'too fragmented and that a 'system architect' is needed to inform technical decisions and take a holistic view of the energy system; in order to secure the UK's future energy supply. '

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