Eggborough, a UK 2GW coal power plant, announced today it would close this year, following failure to receive a Capacity Market payment.
On Wednesday, the European Parliament should vote for a 2050 net-zero target in line with the Paris Agreement
For all intents and purposes, the proposed legislation will lead to a complete UK coal phase-out from October 2025.
Publication of the electricity units bidding into the UK capacity market shows large support for new gas and old coal
The Clean Growth Strategy covers the whole economy – but reducing coal and gas in electricity generation is still where the bulk of the emissions cuts fall out to 2032