The Ferrybridge power station near Leeds, north of England, will be shuttered within 10 years by its operator, which chose the shutdown over another EU option of fitting the plant with green technology. Photo: AFP
The Ferrybridge power station near Leeds, north of England, will be shuttered within 10 years by its operator, which chose the shutdown over another EU option of fitting the plant with green technology. Photo: AFP

Britain shrugs off EU curbs on coal plants despite looming threat of blackouts

The Ferrybridge power station near Leeds, north of England, will be shuttered within 10 years by its operator, which chose the shutdown over another EU option of fitting the plant with green technology. Photo: AFP
The Ferrybridge power station near Leeds, north of England, will be shuttered within 10 years by its operator, which chose the shutdown over another EU option of fitting the plant with green technology. Photo: AFP
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