Committee hears from investors on regulation and net zero
The Industry and Regulators Committee will hear from energy investors about whether they have enough clarity to make investments in energy and net zero. The Committee will discuss whether the Government has set out policies sufficient to reach a net zero energy system, the potential role of nuclear power and small modular reactors, and how Ofgem’s regulatory framework affects investment in the energy sector.
Possible questions include:
- Do investors have sufficient clarity to invest in efforts towards net zero and has there been any change in investment intentions following the Government’s recent policy announcements?
- Do financial investors see a clear difference between investing in renewables and investing in other forms of generation, such as nuclear or fossil fuels?
- Does Ofgem’s regulatory framework affect wider private investment in the energy sector?
- What role could nuclear energy, and particularly small modular reactors, play in a future, more renewable energy system?