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Brexit leaves certainty of uncertainty

No one in the UK’s Leave camp had a real energy plan. So what now?

IN THE energy sector, political decisions can affect companies and nations for de­cades. So they usually involve meticulous evaluation and due diligence. Yet the UK's vote to leave the EU on 23 June has taken the energy sector off-guard. Not that ener­gy was ignored during the campaigning - the UK Independence Party (Ukip) took a courageous stand to defend British toasters and kettles, while the Secretary of State for Energy, Amber Rudd (in the Remain camp) and her pro-Leave junior minister, Andrea Leadsom, exchanged blows in the media. But in a campaign characterised by the Leave campaign's dismissal of "experts", it quickly became clear that complex-but-im­portant energy matters were not m

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