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Coal Fired Power Stations

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 17th September 2018

Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential effect on consumers’ energy bills of the phasing out of unabated coal fired power stations in 2025; and if he will make a statement.

Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

An estimate of impacts of the policy to end unabated coal electricity generation was made in November 2017 and is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/671959/FINAL_updated_unabated_coal_Impact_Assessment_Jan_2018.pdf