No coal burning at Kingsnorth yet; a sliver of good news

A small sliver of nearly good news (well, actually not bad news) has just been reported. E.on, the multinational energy firm and one of the big six United Kingdom energy suppliers, has decided to defer its plans to build a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth. It is not more than a sliver of good news good news because the announcement is only of a deferral for a few years not an abandonment of its plants to build a power station that will emit far more carbon dioxide than a natural gas power station. Continue reading