Measuring Energy Security - POST Note

Published 23 January 2012 | POST notes POST PN 399

Authors: Stephen Allen

Topic: Coal, Electricity, Energy, Energy conservation, Nuclear power, Oil, petrol and natural gas, Renewable energy

Energy security is a central aim of energy policy. In the 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review, the government said it would strengthen delivery of energy security by “more robust reporting and monitoring”. This note explores ways in which energy security may be measured for monitoring purposes.

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