Fuel bills will keep rising warns energy watchdog

Green targets could trigger 1970s-style power blackouts

Fuel bills will soar as green targets leave Britain reliant on expensive imported gas, the energy regulator warned yesterday.

  • Ofgem chief executive Alistair Buchanan issues big warning to consumers
  • Power plants closing and foreign gas supplies are falling as demand rises
  • Buchanan: ‘It’s likely that avoiding power shortages will also carry a price’
  • Ministers will push energy firms to build new nuclear power stations with 40-year subsidies

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