UK's record run without coal power ends at 67 days

James S Murray
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Credit: Drax

Testing at Drax power plant delivered coal power to the grid last night, as UK passes latest smart grid milestones

The UK's latest record-breaking run without coal power ended last night at 67 days, 22 hours and 55 minutes, bringing to a close the longest period the UK has operated without coal power since the Industrial...

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