Calls to Integrate more Solar Power into System

The UK could treble the amount of solar power on the system without pushing up costs, a study suggests. Concerns have been raised about the costs of integrating intermittent renewables, such as solar panels which only generate electricity when the sun is shining, into the UK power market. But analysis …

UK Should ‘Shut down all Coal Power Plants Two Years before 2025 Pledge’

The UK should close all its coal-fired power stations two years earlier than the government’s pledge of 2025, according to green Conservatives including former energy minister Lord Greg Barker. The move would not cause the lights to go out, would cut both carbon emissions and air pollution and would boost …