End to coal power brought forward to October 2024

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The UK government has brought forward the date to remove unabated coal from the UK’s energy mix by a whole year to 2024.

This is a key step in UK government’s plans to decarbonise the power sector and eliminate the UK’s contribution to climate change by 2050.

The move means that within just 10 years Great Britain will have reduced its reliance on coal for electricity from around a third to zero, helping the country build back greener