Report: Energy is UK's 'least trusted' sector

Will Nichols
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Edelman Trust Barometer finds solar and wind retain high levels of confidence among consumers, with shale gas the most distrusted energy source

The UK may have the least trusted energy sector of anywhere in the world, but solar and wind energy are bucking the trend and securing high levels of consumer confidence. That is one of the central...

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