21 Apr '17, 10am

Britain set for first coal-free day since the Industrial Revolution

Campaigners welcomed the news, with Greenpeace claiming it marks a "watershed" in the country's energy transition. "A decade ago, a day without coal would have been unimaginable, and in ten years' time our energy system will have radically transformed again," Hannah Martin, head of energy at Greenpeace, said in a statement. "The direction of travel is that both in the UK and globally we are already moving towards a low carbon economy. It is a clear message to any new government that they should prioritise making the UK a world leader in clean, green, technology."

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