18th September 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

According to a survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and KPMG, around two-thirds of UK companies are not convinced that the country's energy infrastructure will get better over the next five years, greenwisebusiness.co.uk has reported. In its survey of business views about the state of the energy infrastructure, it was found that 67% of companies expressed doubt about the energy infrastructure improving. Concerns were raised over improvements not happening quickly enough. power station Almost all of the businesses involved in the survey said the UK's planning system was the 'main barrier to delivering new infrastructure'. However, a more recent poll revealed that 60% of companies think the new 'UK Guarantees' scheme will act as a catalyst to increase investment; providing funding for infrastructure projects.The survey was completed by 568 businesses.