UK's coal power phase out date officially pulled forward to October 2024

Cecilia Keating
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The West Burton A coal station is to close by September 2022 | Credit: EDF
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The West Burton A coal station is to close by September 2022 | Credit: EDF

Ministers claim accelerated timeline for phasing out coal power will drive faster progress towards UK’s net zero goal and demonstrate climate leadership to other countries ahead of COP26

The government has confirmed it has brought forward the official date for the phase out of coal-fired electricity in the UK to October 2024, touting the move as evidence of the country's global leadership...

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