Wednesday, 5 May 2010

UK power plants win four-year stay of execution from EU

Britain's most polluting power stations due for closure in 2015 are likely to be granted a reprieve by the European Union, giving the UK another four years to tackle its looming energy shortage.

Around 14 old coal and oil-fired power stations were due to close in 2015, putting the UK in danger of running out of power in the second half of this decade.

Experts had warned that taking this back-up generation off the system before nuclear power plants are built would risk an "energy gap" and potential black-outs. more...


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