Britain goes 114 continuous hours without using coal to generate electricity

The Manufacturer | May 07, 2019

Britain goes 114 continuous hours without using coal to generate electricity
According to statistics released last week from National Grid, Britain has now gone 114 continuous hours without burning coal to generate electricity, smashing the previous record of 90 hours. This is the longest period since the Industrial Revolution and is set to keep on rising. In total, Britain has gone 1,000 hours without using coal to generate electricity in 2019 and is on track to break all previous records for coal-free power generation, according to new independent figures.
Since the start of the year Great Britain has only used 2.9 Twh terawatt hours compared with 8.6 Twh by this point in 2018 – a drop of almost two thirds. At the current rate the UK looks set to far surpass the 1,800 hours of coal-free power generated over the whole of 2018. According to a spokesperson for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Decarbonising our energy system is a crucial part of our commitment to ending our contribution to global warming. This year we’ve already reached the major milestone of 1,000 hours without using coal to power our homes and industry.

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