Baseload capacity a ‘thing of the past’, says Labour. The government’s proposed framework for a more flexible energy system raises question marks over whether the planned new fleets of gas and nuclear are required.
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Coal supplied less than 10% of UK energy in 2016, probably its lowest share in hundreds of years. Yet progress in cutting demand and growing low-carbon sources of energy stalled. These are some of the key messages in this year’s Digest of UK Energy Statistics, published on 28 July by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Carbon Brief has six interactive charts showing how UK energy use changed last year.
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