UK Goes Coal-Free for Two Months

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The UK has already started to phase out of coal. Now the country has reached another landmark

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UK goes without coal for a record breaking two months

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UK goes without coal for a record breaking two months

The UK has run for more than 1600 hours without coal power so far in 2018 / The amount of coal-free hours in 2018 is already double the combined coal-free hours of 2016 and 2017 / This is the third time this year that the UK has broken records on low coal consumption

During Green Great Britain Week, Claire Perry revealed that the industry had hit another landmark this year by accumulatively generating the UKs electricity needs for more than 1600 hours without coal. This is more than double the combined number of coal-free hours in 2016 and 2017. This announcement acts as positive reaffirmation that the UK is on course to have less than 5% of its electricity generated from coal for the first time since the industrial revolution. This is not the first... ... More: Official Press Release REA

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