Nine out of ten energy professionals say the UK is currently off-track to reach net zero by 2050.
In Q1 of 2020, renewables generated a record 47% of the UK's electricity, according to new figures from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
Great Britain has gone a staggering two months without coal generation, smashing previous records.
International consultancy McKinsey has said that renewable energy is a pivotal part of meeting the 1.5 degree climate limitations, but drastic change is needed to expand in time.
Coal generation in the UK has fallen by 35% in the last month due to COVID-19.
Drax is transitioning its executive management structure for its generation business.
SSE has today (31 March) closed its last coal-fired power station, Fiddler’s Ferry.
Drax CEO Will Gardiner spoke to Current± about why ending coal made sense, what will happen to the remaining units post-2022 and how bioenergy alongside carbon capture and storage (BECCS) fits into the future energy mix.
Drax announces it is to eliminate coal from its generation from next year, as it unveils financial results for 2019.