In the near term the UK grid will require some additional fossil peaking plant, which will work alongside batteries and DSR to ensure the lights stay on.
New report finds UK is on track to phase-out coal by 2025 and can keep the lights on –
without building any new large gas plants
On the 14th March Sandbag gave evidence at the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
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.