The Independent – UK goes more than 100 hours without using coal power for first time in a century

Via Tom Embury-Dennis, The Independent

Britain has gone more than four days without using coal-fired power to generate its electricity, smashing the previous record set during last month’s Easter weekend…

…It is the first time the nation has been powered for so long without the fossil fuel since the world’s first coal-fired power station for public use was opened in London in 1882.

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