Energy industry

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Weatherwatch: freezing nights, long strikes and high energy costs of 1973
War in Middle East, industrial unrest and spiralling oil prices preceded narrow Labour win at next general election

David Hambling

29, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Ukraine war has marked a turning point in Europe’s gas consumption, says IEA
Global energy watchdog says Russia cutting supplies has prompted efficiency upgrades and move to heat pumps

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

29, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Revealed: Saudi Arabia’s grand plan to ‘hook’ poor countries on oil
Climate scientists say fossil fuel use needs to fall rapidly – but oil-rich kingdom is working to drive up demand

Damian Carrington Environment editor

27, Nov, 2023 @7:00 PM

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‘It’s like buying an iPhone and not having a cable’: UK’s bid for net zero in the balance due to grid ‘blind spot’
As well as more clean energy, Britain (and the world) needs miles of extra cable to carry it. But a global shortage of components and skills means efforts to meet climate targets will go down to the wire

Jillian Ambrose

25, Nov, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Shell to face human rights claims in UK over chronic oil pollution in Niger delta
More than 13,000 Nigerian villagers can bring legal claims against oil firm, rules high court

Sandra Laville

23, Nov, 2023 @2:29 PM

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Ofgem energy price cap: what does the new year rise mean for households?
Campaigners say the rise comes at the ‘worst possible time’ for struggling customers. Here’s all you need to know about the change

Zoe Wood

23, Nov, 2023 @11:27 AM

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Energy bills in Great Britain to rise by 5% from January as cap hits £1,928
Ofgem increases maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use

Jillian Ambrose

23, Nov, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Companies still investing too much in fossil fuels, global energy watchdog says
Head of International Energy Agency says the industry faces a ‘moment of truth’ as Cop28 talks approach

Jillian Ambrose

23, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘Full expensing’: how short-term tax break can become a long-term fix
The planning system must change along with the tax incentives if the UK is to improve its dire investment record

Nils Pratley

22, Nov, 2023 @6:01 PM

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Grangemouth oil refinery to shut down, raising concern for 500 jobs
Plans by Petroineos to convert facility to an import terminal spark questions for Scottish economy and UK refining capacity

Rob Davies

22, Nov, 2023 @5:26 PM

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‘Breakthrough battery’ from Sweden may cut dependency on China
Northvolt says new lithium-free sodium-ion battery is cheaper, more sustainable and doesn’t rely on scarce raw materials

Alex Lawson

21, Nov, 2023 @4:39 PM

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Shell Energy fined £1.4m for failing to flag end of mobile and broadband contracts
More than 70,000 customers were affected by breach of consumer protection rules, says Ofcom

Julia Kollewe

21, Nov, 2023 @3:14 PM

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