Early coal closure ‘would not threaten’ electricity security

The UK should be bolder on phasing out coal generation, say green conservatives, arguing that gas, renewables and smart energy will fill the gaps

by Paul Hatchwell
Closure of coal fired plants already well under way could accelerate without threatening energy security, says Bright Blue. Photograph: Stephen McCluskey/123RF
Closure of coal fired plants already well under way could accelerate without threatening energy security, says Bright Blue. Photograph: Stephen McCluskey/123RF

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