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Increased North Sea oil and gas production boosts UK economic growth

Official figures released by the Office for National statistics (ONS) on Tuesday show that the UK’s economy rose by 0.7% in second quarter of this year, compared with growth of 0.4% in the first quarter of 2015. The ONS Gross Domestic […]

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Hypothermia deaths rise as energy prices continue to stay high

UK households paying too much for energy CMA finds

Following a year-long investigation into the energy market, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority

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Crude oil prices rise as OPEC votes to maintain production levels at 30m barrels

  Oil prices rose by around 0.6% on Friday, following a decision by ministers from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to maintain current oil production levels at

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British public support for renewable energy remains strong

Support for renewable energy in the UK continues to be sustained at a high level, according to the latest figures from the Department for Energy and Climate Change

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Students battle it out for Mayor of London’s  ‘Dragons’ Den’ style Low Carbon Entrepreneur prize

Ten student groups from universities and colleges across London have made it onto the shortlist for the Mayor of London's 'Dragons' Den' style eco business

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BP to cut 300 North Sea jobs

Following a review of its North Sea operations, oil company BP is to cut 200 jobs and 100 contractor roles, the BBC's Scotland Business news service revealed on

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Energy customers lose out by sticking to suppliers or tariffs

British consumers are missing opportunities to save on their energy bills, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found in its investigation into the UK's 'big six' energy

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CMA finds energy customers lose out on savings by sticking to suppliers or tariffs

British consumers are missing opportunities

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Solar power growth in China opens up new opportunities for UK companies

UK firms that supply solar power materials and technologies are expected to benefit from the rapid growth in China's solar power industry over the next five years, market

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Lower cost of fuel delivers £5 billion boost to British consumers

Motorist in Britain will save an average of GBP146 per year as a result

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