UK low carbon energy share climbs, as energy use keeps falling

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Latest preliminary figures from DECC show primary energy consumption fell seven per cent last year, as latest Chinese data suggests coal use is falling

The long-running trends that have seen UK energy consumption fall and the share of power provided from low carbon sources climb continued last year, according to new government data. The Department...

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