UK beats coal free electricity generation record
The UK has beaten its previous record for the longest period of coal free electricity generation on Tuesday 28th April 2020, beating the 18 days set in 2018. Low energy demand & changing home usage patterns remove the need for coal plants to operate during the final stage of their contribution to the energy mix. National Grid ESO sent a tweet confirming the change. Read more here and at this article then about the progressive closure of UK coal plants at New Civil Engineer. The image shows Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station running towards it own closure near junction 24 of M1 in Nottinghamshire (image source PA). UK energy is becoming smarter and more sustainable for everyone. Contact us to discuss your participation & growth as energy supply, mobility & sustainability converge towards net-zero.