Energy Prices and Bills Report 2017
This is the CCC’s fourth independent assessment of the impact of UK carbon budgets on household and business energy bills.
The report finds that:
- In 2016, low carbon-policies made up around 9% of an annual ‘dual fuel’ household energy bill of around £1,160.
- Improvements in energy efficiency have saved the typical UK household around £290 per year since 2008.
- Some energy-intensive manufacturing sectors face higher costs from climate policies but those deemed most ‘at risk’ are largely compensated for those costs.
- There is a range of opportunities for UK business arising from the transition to a low-carbon economy.
- UK business opportunities of moving to a low carbon economy
- Competitiveness impacts of carbon policies on UK energy-intensive industrial sectors to 2030.