In this first weekly readers’ Q&A session of 2011, Chris Huhne, the UK energy secretary, answers your electricity-market related questions.
In the first of two posts, he addresses the limits of feed-in tariffs, what will happen to the renewables obligation and how to keep green jobs in the UK.
In the second post, published above, he discusses ths cost of emissions targets, the chances of another oil shock and what should happen to the “big six” power companies.
Next in the hotseat is Jack Gerard, the head of the American Petroleum Institute, who will be answering your questions next Friday, January 14th. Send in your questions for consideration by the end of Sunday, January 9th – to firstname.lastname@example.org.
But for now, over to Chris: