Coal burn threat to emissions target

January 2007
Utility Week;1/12/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that British electricity generators are continuing to burn significantly more coal in 2006 according to data from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). It cites the implications of the trend for the plan of the British government to achieve a 20 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2010. Coal use in British power stations was 23 percent higher in the third quarter of 2006 according to energy statistics compiled by the DTI.


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