'Another milestone for Britain': UK grid completes first coal-free month

James Murray
clock • 3 min read

National Grid ESO confirms UK has completed 30 days and counting without coal power

The UK's record-breaking run without coal power passed another milestone yesterday, as National Grid ESO confirmed the grid had completed a full month without any input from the country's coal-fired power...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech development
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guide
  • Access to our new BusinessGreen intelligence service, providing you with
  • > Exclusive in-depth case studies
  • > Policy briefings, white papers and reports on market trends that are shaping the direction of the net zero transition
  • Our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Online and interactive meetings with BusinessGreen’s editors to discuss the crucial stories and trends from the past month

Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial.

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Energy

'Major milestone': Octopus Energy enters US renewables market

'Major milestone': Octopus Energy enters US renewables market

Energy giant acquires solar farms in Ohio and Pennsylvania with combined capacity of 100MW

Cecilia Keating
clock 19 June 2024 • 1 min read
Wärtsilä launches 'world first' large-scale hydrogen-ready power plant

Wärtsilä launches 'world first' large-scale hydrogen-ready power plant

Tech group confirms new engine power plant can be converted to run on 100 per cent hydrogen

Stuart Stone
clock 18 June 2024 • 3 min read
Study: Clean energy firms sitting on more than 700GW of 'shovel ready' projects

Study: Clean energy firms sitting on more than 700GW of 'shovel ready' projects

Octopus Energy calls for urgent action to tackle a grid connection queue that has grown to more than 700GW in the past year

Stuart Stone
clock 17 June 2024 • 4 min read