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Is UK newspaper coverage skewed against renewables?

Writing in Friday’s edition of The Guardian’s environment blog, Duncan Clark claims that “more than half of the coverage of renewable energy solutions in the mainstream British press is negative”, after being sent some “interesting and previously unpublished” analysis of British newspaper coverage of renewable energy. “Carried out by the Public Interest Research Centre (Pirc), […]

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British Gas fined £1m by Ofgem for misreporting

The Renewables Obligation scheme requires energy firms to detail their use of renewables. Energy regulator Ofgem has fined British Gas £1m for misreporting how much electricity it supplied. This affected its target under the government’s programme for supplying electricity from renewable sources. The error was made over seven years by British Gas Business, which supplies […]

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