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Closure of UK coal and nuclear plants to create electricity supply gap of up to 55% by 2025 according to report

The UK Government's policy to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025, combined with the retirement of the majority of the UK's ageing nuclear fleet and growing electricity demand will leave the UK facing a 40-55% electricity supply gap, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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