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IET energy principles

IET factfile: The IET energy principles

Understanding the complex issues behind energy policy in the UK.

Energy is often seen as a complex technical issue. While it is true that technical knowledge is fundamental to the development of sound energy policy, it is all too easy to lose sight of the big picture.

At the IET, we believe that there are certain high-level principles derived from engineering that offer policy-makers a comprehensive vantage point from which to review energy policy. Here we do not offer technical solutions, but guidance towards effective policy-making based on sound expert knowledge and experience.