Emmet Penney

Emmet Penney is the editor of Grid Brief, a newsletter on fossil fuels, renewables, nuclear, and the grid

The West is on the road to energy ruin

Since the beginning of the Ukraine war and the sanctions it triggered, energy prices have skyrocketed. Liz Truss has warned that soaring energy bills are a ‘price worth paying’ in order to stand up against Vladimir Putin. President Joe Biden has called this year’s rocketing bills ‘Putin’s price hike.’ Margrethe Vestager, vice president of the European Commission,