Public demands action on alternative energy sources as government blamed for gas crisis

In an exclusive opinion poll, conducted on behalf of Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), in the middle of the current energy crisis, the public have blamed the government for the current gas crisis and have demanded the fast-tracking of alternative energy sources to heat their homes. The 2,000 respond representative sample of the UK population when […]

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Rogue trader prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work while falsely claiming to be Gas Safe Registered

A rogue trader has been prosecuted after carrying out gas work while falsely claiming to be Gas Safe Registered. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that Mr Chappells was not registered with Gas Safe at the time the work was undertaken at both properties, despite advertising as Gas Safe Registered on […]

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Government warned of public backlash if gas prices rise to meet climate targets

The government has been warned that it faces a major public backlash if it attempts to use an increase in domestic gas prices as a way of forcing homeowners to buy low carbon heating appliances. A consultation is due to launch shortly which is believed will propose an increase to gas prices to encourage consumers […]

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Company fined £150,000 following fatal gas explosion

An asbestos removal contractor has been fined £150,000 after a worker was fatally injured and another worker seriously injured in a gas explosion. Hamilton Sheriff’s Court heard how on 5 October 2017, workers were removing a boiler and pipework, and overspraying walls to remove asbestos residue, at the former Pastoral Centre in Bonkle Road, Newmains […]

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP visits Worcester Bosch to learn about safe gas technology

On Thursday 9 July, leading heating systems manufacturer Worcester Bosch welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP, to its Worcester factory. During his visit, Mr Sunak met with employees, including a number of apprentices, and toured the Worcester Bosch facilities. The Chancellor was also given an overview of the company’s innovative prototype hydrogen […]

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