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Britain has experienced its first full day without generating any electricity from coal since the Industrial Revolution.
The “watershed” moment was confirmed by the National Grid on Friday night.
It is the first continuous 24-hour coal-free period for Britain since use of the fossil fuel began.
Cordi O’Hara of the National Grid said: “To have the first working day without coal since the start of the industrial revolution is a watershed moment in how our energy system is changing.
“The UK benefits from highly diverse and flexible sources of electricity. Our energy mix continues to change and National Grid adapts system operation to embrace these changes.
“However, It’s important to remember coal is still an important source of energy as we transition to a …