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High Electricity Prices Expected to Continue After Record-Breaking Summer
25. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Spiralling gas prices, unfavourable conditions for wind and solar power,...

Record Coal-Free Runs Ends After 67 Days
18. 06. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Coal power came back online on Tuesday evening for the...

Jobs at Risk as Welsh Coalmine Faces Closure
15. 06. 2020 | Harry Pererra

The Welsh government has used new powers to stop a...

Energy Firms Advised to Shut Down Coal Plants in Favour of Cheaper Solar Energy
05. 06. 2020 | Harry Pererra

A new global renewable energy report has suggested that switching...

UK Records First Ever Month of Coal-Free Electricity
03. 06. 2020 | Harry Pererra

May was the ‘greenest’ month ever on record for the...

UK Records Longest Coal-Free Period Since 1882
29. 04. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The UK is currently experiencing its longest period without using...

SSE and RWE Shut Down Coal-Fired Power Plants
01. 04. 2020 | Harry Pererra

Energy firms RWE and SSE have both shut down their...

UK Moves Coal Phase-Out Date Up One Year to 2024
05. 02. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Boris Johnson has confirmed that the UK will phase coal...

Germany to Spend Billions Speeding up Shutdown of Coal Power
21. 01. 2020 | Harry Pererra

The German government will pay billions of euros to its...

New Cumbria Coalmine Threatens UK Climate Goals
17. 01. 2020 | Harry Pererra

A new report has called the Woodhouse colliery in Cumbria...

More Power Came from Zero Carbon Sources than Fossil Fuels in 2019
02. 01. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The UK reached a new decarbonisation milestone in 2019, as...

Lloyds of London Becoming Last Resort Insure for Fossil Fuel Firms
05. 12. 2019 | Harry Pererra

Insurance firm Lloyd’s of London is becoming one of the...