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Rapid decline in coal-fired generation

Angus Fairbairn, Market Analyst at ELEXON, looks at the data behind the major reduction in coal generation in Britain which has been making headlines in April 2019 as the GB market aims to phase out the fuel by the end of 2025.

As this Insight was being put together, the record for the longest “coal-free” period has been broken again over May bank holiday weekend.


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