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- Vol.204 The Energy Crisis
Go to: Key Facts
- Coal has the most widely distributed reserves in the world and is mined in over 100 countries.
- Oil is the most commonly reported cause of water pollution, with over 5,000 incidents recorded annually by the Environment Agency.
- The UK possess 40% of Europe’s total wind resource.
- In terms of changes to the market, 69% favour forcing energy supplies to reduce the number of different tariffs they offer and simplify bills.
- The UK has 19% of households in energy poverty.