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.theguardian - 2 month ago

UK s gas power plans risk derailing climate targets, thinktank says

Household bills also likely to rise if 17 plants proposed are built, according to CarbonTracker reportFossil fuel companies risk derailing the UK’s climate targets and pushing up household bills by planning to build a string of new gas-fired power plants worth £9bn, according to a thinktank.The UK has 17 gas-fired plants proposed with a combined generation capacity of 14GW. They include plans for Europe’s largest at the Drax site in North Yorkshire. Continue reading...


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