Britain Is About To Go A Full Day Without Coal For The First Time Since 1882

By Alexander C. Kaufman

WASHINGTON ― In 1952, London’s coal-fired factories and power plants spewed out so much pollution, a dense, acrid smog settled over the British capital, killing as many as 4,000 people.

Sixty-five years later, the United Kingdom is poised to complete its first full day without burning any coal to generate electricity, according to National Grid, the utility that operates the British power grid. The last coal-fired plant stopped running at 11 …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green

      

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