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Britain has reached a green turning point as electricity was completely coal-free for nearly six days over the last quarter. More than half of the UK’s electricity has come from low-carbon sources for the first time, a new study has found. The research from energy company Drax, which operates a biomass power station, found electricity from low-emission sources had peaked at 50.2 per cent between July and September. It comes after the Government announced plans that would see Britain's coal-fired power stations probably close by 2025. The report said: "Britain’s electricity was completely coal-free for nearly six days over the...

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