Understanding the Value of Natural Gas

McCabe, Steven (2022) Understanding the Value of Natural Gas. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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From 1968 until 1976, all users gas appliances were converted from ‘town gas’ to what was proclaimed to be a cleaner and cheaper alternative, ‘natural’, North Sea gas. Significantly, it’s interesting to note that in 1970, central heating was still regarded by many as a luxury item. The percentage of households with central heating systems in the UK was 30% though would double by 1980 and rise steadily to 96% by 2010-2015, dipping very slightly since (Statista, 2022).

Item Type: Other
11 January 2022Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2022 10:45
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2022 10:45
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12689

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