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Zero-carbon electricity to outstrip fossil fuels for first time – UK national grid

File photo dated 28/12/17 of the Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm amongst existing electricity pylons on the Romney Marsh in Kent, as more British electricity is set to come from zero-carbon sources than fossil fuels this year for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, National Grid has said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday June 21, 2019. Britain is on track to achieve a "tipping point" in 2019 as reliance on cleaner energy sources wind, solar, nuclear and hydro outstrip coal and gas-fired generation following a decade-long transformation in the power system. See PA story ENERGY Grid. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

By Emily Beament, Press Association Environment Correspondent More British electricity is set to come from zero-carbon sources than fossil fuels this year for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, National Grid has said. Britain is on track to achieve a "tipping point" in 2019 as reliance on cleaner energy sources wind, solar, nuclear and...

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