Businesses prioritise supply security in energy trilemma, survey shows
Businesses consider resilience of supply the foremost priority for the energy sector, a new survey by the CBI and AECOM has found. The organsations published their Annual Infrastructure Survey on Thursday 29 October. It showed that nearly three quarters (74%) of businesses regarded energy security as crucial, with just over four in 10 (43%) saying the same about affordability. 30% of businesses regarded lowering carbon emissions as crucial. The report showed that almost nine in 10 (88%) businesses wanted to see the government simplifying the energy efficiency policy landscape, while 32% of manufacturers saw simplification as very significant.