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UK gas-fired power generation set for repeat upset of coal in summer 2015

Featuring Henry Edwardes-Evans

January 21, 2015 16:15:00 EST (7:36 mins)

The era of coal ruling electric power generation in the United Kingdom may be drawing to a close, with falling natural gas prices and rising carbon costs making gas plants more attractive. Henry Edwardes-Evans, associate editorial director of European power, explains how coal-fired generation is being pressured by the UK's Carbon Price Support tax, set to increase in April, and evaluates the implications of this change in generation mix fundamentals.

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