Network problems: The peculiar case of home heating in Northern Ireland

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The recent cold snap - and the ensuing spike in home heating oil prices - underscores the decarbonisation challenge in Northern Ireland, argues Policy Exchange's Matt Rooney

Home heating in Northern Ireland is very different from most other parts of the UK. Firstly, a combination of cold weather and low incomes mean that fuel poverty (defined as those spending >10 per cent...

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