UK electricity: clean coal or dirty gas?

Brewer, David
May 2010
Coal International;May/Jun2010, Vol. 258 Issue 3, p34
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the proposed European Emissions Directive (IED), an initiative the require vital reduction in emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide in coal-fired plant, on the coal industry in Great Britain. The author mentions that IED is disadvantageous to the sector because it would threaten the future of low-carbon coal-fired generation. He adds that under the scheme, the country will become over dependent on insecure and expensive gas.


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