Record-breaking: UK completes second consecutive month without coal power

James S Murray
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Record-breaking: UK completes second consecutive month without coal power

UK grid passes latest clean power milestone, with no immediate end in sight to coal-free run

At midnight last night the UK grid completed two consecutive months without any coal power, extending the longest period the country has operated without a coal-fired power plant since the Industrial Revolution...

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