DECC publishes Energy Futures Cost Calculator

DECC have published a 2050 Energy Futures Calculator on the DECC website, that allows you to calculate the costs of the energy strategy of your choice: from conservation to all-nuclear.

Needless to say the press have taken the opportunity to present articles that represent their particular stance on energy policy.  

 

"Greener energy will cost £4,600 each a year" - Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/greenpolitics/8980982/Greener-energy-will-cost-4600-each-a-year.html

 

"UK switch to low-carbon energy will cost £5,000 per person a year" - Guardian

Prediction using unique calculator challenges view that sustainable energy means higher costs

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/dec/28/uk-switch-low-carbon-energy

 

And the original source

http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/tackling/2050/2050.aspx

http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/tackling/2050/calculator_on/calculator_on.aspx