More of the United Kingdom’s electricity was generated by wind power than by coal-fired power plants for the first time ever in 2016, according to a new analysis by Carbon Brief. Data show that wind power accounted for 11.5 percent of U.K. electricity last year, while coal contributed only 9.2 percent, its lowest level of output since 1935. March 2016 was also the first time that coal generation fell to zero since public electricity supply started in 1882, the analysis noted in their report. The British government has pledged to phase out coal plants in the UK by 2025.

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