'Symbolic moment': Alok Sharma triggers demolition of West Yorkshire coal plant

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The Ferrybridge C power station started producing electricity in 1966 | Credit: SSE
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The Ferrybridge C power station started producing electricity in 1966 | Credit: SSE

COP26 President presses detonator for chimney stacks at Ferrybridge C power station, hailing the blast as a tangible sign of the ongoing demise of coal power

COP26 President Alok Sharma this weekend pushed the button to trigger the demolition of the former Ferrybridge C coal-fired power station, hailing the event as a symbolic moment in the UK's drive to secure...

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