Business & Energy Secretary Greg Clark has launched a consultation on the findings of Professor Dieter Helm’s “Cost of Energy Review”.

Clark has called on businesses, industry and consumer groups to have their say about the report.

He said: “I commissioned this review to start a debate about the future of our energy markets.

“Now, I am opening up that debate, asking everyone with an interest to give us their views on Professor Helm’s ideas for bringing down the cost of energy for consumers.”

Consultation runs until the new year

Helm’s review, which was published on 25 October, looked at the whole electricity supply chain of generation, transmission, distribution and supply, and recommend ways to reduce costs in each part.

His brief was to reduce the cost of the power system will still hitting carbon dioxide reduction targets.

The deadline for submissions is 5 January.

> Take part in the consultation