Fall in UK Energy Consumption

The UK was the only country in the EU to reduce its power consumption last year, with electricity use growing or stable throughout the rest of the bloc’s 28 member states. Britain’s appetite for electricity continues to be heralded for more than a decade since industrial activity declined and companies and households chosen for more energy efficient lighting and appliances. However, an investigation of official figures by campaign group Sandbag found that the collapse between 2016 and 2017 was one of the greatest in several years, signaling a striking divergence…

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