Originally published at The Telegraph
n the coming years, the decisions of 2016 at home and abroad will have a profound impact on the UK’s role in the world. The challenge for the government will be how best to mitigate the obvious risks while seizing the opportunities needed to restore confidence in the UK as a global leader.
In the energy sector, the clearest example of restoring confidence was Theresa May’s approval of Hinkley Point C, giving Britain a launchpad for securing a diversified, modern, low carbon energy mix.
Energy is essential to national security and Hinkley Point is a key part of the UK’s energy security policy.