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Renewable Energy

Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 19th March 2015.

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Photo of Tim Yeo Tim Yeo Chair, Energy and Climate Change Committee 9:30 am, 19th March 2015

Does my right hon. Friend agree that one very effective way to address the issues raised by intermittency from renewable generation is greater use of demand-side management, which is both cost-effective and environmentally attractive? As we get more sophisticated in our use of demand response, the balance can be maintained even with intermittent peaks and troughs in generation.