UK edges closer to coal exit as EDF Energy flags closure of Cottam plant

Published 12:08 on February 7, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:22 on February 8, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

France-owned utility EDF will cease power generation at its 50-year-old Cottam coal-fired plant on Sep. 30 due to it being economically unviable, the company said on Thursday, a date that reflects the end of its government subsidies awarded for providing secure supply.

France-owned utility EDF will cease power generation at its 50-year-old Cottam coal-fired plant on Sep. 30 due to it being economically unviable, the company said on Thursday, a date that reflects the end of its government subsidies awarded for providing secure supply.

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