This winter could be “very hard financially” for UK citizens, John Pettigrew, general director of Red National, a company dedicated to the distribution of electricity and gas in the country, said in an interview with the Financial Times.
Pettigrew said he was “without any illusions” about it. Energy situation, which will be very difficult for ordinary citizens in the cold months. “Even with the price range [financiado por los contribuyentes], People usually get double what they pay for their energy bills.” found it. “So, inevitably, people will appear who will have problems,” Pettigrew added according to RTenespañol.
On 8 September, the British government introduced a cap on the annual cost of energy for households until April of the following year, for a total of 2,500 pounds sterling ($2,875), nearly double the average household payment last year. , When the limit is reached, the government will have to take more targeted measures to help the most vulnerable. “Something like social fees matters a lot,” Pettigrew said.
Comment energy crisis in the countryThe head of the national network said that “larger than any individual company can handle” And said the national network tries to “be responsible and play its part”.
In addition, he pointed out that the company Studying two possible scenarios for the development of the energy situation in the United Kingdom, The first, which is a “baseline” scenario, implies that the country has enough energy to meet demand, while the second, can be assessed as “unlikely” if the UK is able to import enough energy from Europe. is unable. continental. In the second case, there will be blackoutassured the director.