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Its family owners have sold central heating services company PH Jones to British Gas owner Centrica in a £30 million deal.

Hopes that the UK can develop a green energy industry are under threat because school leavers are not interested in engineering.

British Gas says it will create 1,500 new jobs 2009, as rising prices help push up revenues.

Centrica, its parent company, posted strong results in 2008. Profit was down slightly from the previous year to £1.94billion from £1.95billion as turnover soared to £21.3billion from £16.3billion.

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