Coal outdone by renewables in UK | Mining Australia

Despite recent reversals in policy from current government, the UK has achieved remarkable growth in renewables thanks to positive incentives by the previous government. Most incentive schemes are now scheduled to be scrapped, including feed in tariffs for home energy generation and onshore wind energy. Incentives continue for offshore wind and nuclear power.

For the first time in history, renewable energy has outweighed coal-fired power in the UK’s electricity generation mix.

Source: Coal outdone by renewables in UK | Mining Australia

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