UK to end coal power by 2024

2 Jul 2021

The UK will officially no longer use coal to generate electricity from 2024, a year earlier than previously planned. 

Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel and is responsible for harmful levels of air pollution.

The announcement comes ahead of energy & climate change minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan speaking at the Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA) Europe Roundtable today. 

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