National grid and the energy sector react to Labour's plans to renationalise the energy network, saying it will hamper moves towards green energy


There have been widespread reactions today to the Labour Party’s plans for the energy sector if elected.

The reactions focus on two aspects of Labour’s announcements: to renationalise the energy network, and install one million solar panels on low-income households.

Here is an excerpt from National Grid’s reaction:

“Proposals for state ownership of the energy networks would only serve to delay the huge amount of progress and investment that is already helping to make this country a leader in the move to green energy”

Read more on the story as covered by Carbon Brief here.