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Amount of fossil fuels burned for UK electricity falls to record low

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Amount of fossil fuels burned to power the UK's electricity grid falls to record low The amount of fossil fuels burned to power the UK's electricity grid has fallen to a record low. Just before midnight on Wednesday ...

Gas and electricity bills could soar to £2,000-a-year

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Gas and electricity bills could soar to £2,000-a-year as the energy price cap is DOUBLED in coming months, households are warnedHouseholds could face a 56% rice in their energy bills from April, experts warn UK's ene...

National Grid warns electricity supplies will be tight this year

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Will the lights stay on this winter? National Grid warns of a greater risk of blackouts and says electricity supplies will be 'tight' this year after undersea cable fire Britain faces tight electricity supplies this ...

T-shaped electricity pylons being installed from Hinkley Point

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The dawn of the T-Pylons: World's first T-shaped electricity towers are installed over 35-mile stretch in UK... nearly 100 years since traditional lattice structures were first usedThe traditional lattice pylon has b...

Energy prices soar after fire shuts down key electricity cable in Kent

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Energy prices soar by almost 20% after blaze and maintenance shuts down key electricity cable in Kent that runs between Britain and France for more than weekThe large fire broke out early Wednesday morning at a Natio...

Wireless charging room delivers electricity over the AIR

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The end of the charger? Wireless charging room delivers electricity through the AIR to any laptop, tablet or phone without the need for plugs and cablesResearchers created a 10ft by 10ft room to test their wireless c...

Waste heat from electricity transformers to be used to warm homes

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Waste heat from electricity transformers could soon be used to warm homes across the country in bid to help reach net zero emissions goalHomes could be warmed by wasted heat captured from electricity transformers  SS...

Club bosses get refund after paying electricity bills of a phone mast

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Club bosses get £86,000 refund after probe shows they were covering electricity bill for nearby mobile phone mast for TWELVE YEARS Northallerton WMC charged £1.4K a month in lockdown - when lights were off Club’s su...

Highlands cottage with NO electricity up for sale for £250,000

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Room with an off grid view: Highlands Shepherd's cottage with NO electricity, stunning views and SIX ACRES of land goes on the market for £250,000 (but it does need a full renovation)The two-bedroom former shepherd's...

‘World’s most powerful’ wave turbine starts generating electricity

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'World's most powerful' wave turbine whirrs into action: 680-tonne generator off Orkney has started to generate electricity - and has the capacity to meet the annual demand of 2,000 homes for the next 15 yearsTidal-p...

Terrifying video shows electricity surging across a frozen power line

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Terrifying video shows electricity surging across a frozen power line in Louisiana amid historic winter stormAmazing video shows electricity surging across a frozen power line in Kenner Clip was taken by Chris Fitzmo...

MPs working from home charge taxpayers for extra gas and electricity

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MPs working from home during lockdown charge taxpayers for the extra gas and electricity they use –while most workers are forced to pay their own wayMPs claimed £9.1m despite working largely remotely during first loc...

Customers struggling to pay electricity bills soar to 777,000

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Customers struggling to pay electricity bills soar to 777,000 as experts warn of 'perfect storm' amid rising prices and pandemic pressures777,000 customers owed energy firms between July and September last year This ...

How half of Britain’s electricity came from turbines on Boxing Day

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New record for wind power generation: Half of Britain's electricity came from turbines on Boxing Day thanks to Storm BellaThe gusts of wind provided 50.7% of Great Britain's electricity on Boxing Day This is mainly t...