Solar power sets new British record by beating coal for a day

Chad Serrate:

The sun provided British homes with more power last weekend then coal power for an entire 24 hours. It has happened for a few hours but never a full day. This demonstrates the decline of coal due to new laws and the growth of solar power in the UK. This is huge as it will grow widespread everywhere and the use of clean power, specifically solar power; will play a huge role in our world in the upcoming years as the decline of coal and other harmful energy sources decline. It worked here for a day producing 29 GW vs the 21GW for coal. Coal is declining and solar power is rising.Solar industry states,  “Analysts expect solar will attract a third of all energy investments globally until 2040, so it is set to play a major role in tackling climate change and delivering clean power”.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/13/solar-power-sets-new-british-record-by-beating-coal-for-a-day

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