Energy industry

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BP to tell 25,000 office staff to work from home two days a week
Oil company plans shift to flexible working as Covid restrictions begin to ease

Jillian Ambrose

08, Mar, 2021 @1:15 PM

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Revealed: why hundreds of thousands of tonnes of recycling are going up in smoke
Investigation questions eco-friendly claims of incineration industry

Lucy Siegle

07, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Global oil companies have committed to 'net zero' emissions. It's a sham | Tzeporah Berman and Nathan Taft
The energy industry is like a smoker who goes from one pack a day to two – but claims they’re quitting because they switched to filtered cigarettes

Tzeporah Berman and Nathan Taft

03, Mar, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Ofgem faces National Grid challenge over energy earnings plan
Other network companies including Scottish Power and SSE also expected to take on regulator

Jillian Ambrose

02, Mar, 2021 @12:11 PM

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Fossil fuel emissions in danger of surpassing pre-Covid levels
International Energy Agency data shows steady climb over second half of 2020

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

02, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Electricity needed to mine bitcoin is more than used by 'entire countries'
Bitcoin mining – the process in which a bitcoin is awarded to a computer that solves a complex series of algorithm – is a deeply energy intensive process

Lauren Aratani

27, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Npower withdraws mobile app after hackers steal personal details
Company contacts affected gas and electricity customers, telling them to change passwords

Miles Brignall

27, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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British Gas owner plans new turnaround effort as profits hit record low
Supplier’s full-year earnings fall by more than a third, and owner Centrica records £577m pre-tax loss

Jillian Ambrose

25, Feb, 2021 @1:52 PM

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Drax scraps plan for Europe's largest gas plant after climate protests
Green groups argued plan to replace coal burning units with gas at Yorkshire site was inconsistent with emissions goals

Jillian Ambrose

25, Feb, 2021 @9:49 AM

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UK's gas power plans risk derailing climate targets, thinktank says
Household bills also likely to rise if 17 plants proposed are built, according to CarbonTracker report

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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'I had to pay $500 a day': freeze shows Texans true cost of unregulated power
The fallout from the big freeze left some customers owing thousands but, experts say, one way or another consumers will pay the price for the state’s vulnerable energy infrastructure

Alexandra Villarreal

24, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Why is Texas suffering power blackouts during the winter freeze?
The oil- and gas-rich state is experiencing what officials call a ‘total failure’ of its electricity infrastructure

Lauren Aratani

18, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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