Electrifying home heating is a no-regrets option for Britain

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If the UK plays it right everyone could benefit from low carbon, highly-efficient heating technology by the 2030s, argues Edward Robinson from the newly-launched Electrify Heat campaign

The causes of the ongoing energy crunch will be debated for a long time to come. Global gas prices are spiking and likely to remain high as we head towards the European winter. In the UK, with 85 per cent...

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