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Britain's coal-burning power plants to be shuttered by 2025
« on: September 19, 2017, 01:48:54 AM »
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Coal now only provides occasional back-up energy in the U.K., mostly on sunless and wind-free winter days.

http://e360.yale.edu/features/in-a-stunning-turnaround-britain-moves-to-end-the-burning-of-coal

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Re: Britain's coal-burning power plants to be shuttered by 2025
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 12:48:35 PM »
>mostly on sunless

So, 325 days/year?

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Re: Britain's coal-burning power plants to be shuttered by 2025
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 01:14:39 PM »
WTF else are we going to burn? Trees....oh we did that already.

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Re: Britain's coal-burning power plants to be shuttered by 2025
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2017, 01:19:32 PM »
>oh we did that already.

Not all of them. I saw at least three while I was touring around.

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Re: Britain's coal-burning power plants to be shuttered by 2025
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2017, 01:32:10 PM »
I SAW 4 when Mark too me to Nottinghamshire

One was BIG & Older than the USA :-)

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Re: Britain's coal-burning power plants to be shuttered by 2025
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2017, 01:35:16 PM »
>Nottingham

And not ONE squirrel, rabbit, fox, deer, etc. to be seen.  I did, however, meet a red fox on a London street about 1/2 block from the Islington ...guess the animals moved to the city, too.

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Re: Britain's coal-burning power plants to be shuttered by 2025
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2018, 03:50:55 PM »
After Northern Irelandís last coal plant and Eggborough-Yorkshire shut, there will be just six coal plants left in the UK.

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/feb/02/yorkshire-coal-plant-to-close-with-loss-of-200-jobs-eggborough