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The United Kingdom is doing a to increase its of renewable energy. It is moving away from fuels and making more use of green energies, such as power, nuclear power and solar energy. New figures from the UK's electricity provider show that the UK had its year ever in 2017 for electricity . It even had its first coal- day for over 150 years. The UK broke 13 clean energy in 2017. In June, wind, nuclear and solar power produced more electricity than gas and coal combined. It was the time this has ever happened. The UK's power system is now the cleanest in Europe and the seventh cleanest in the world.

The United Kingdom has been trying to reduce the of coal it uses. Coal now supplies than 7 per cent of the UK's . A spokesman said it must now try to use less gas to make sure it meets its for greenhouse gas emissions. The UK uses too much gas. The conservation charity World Wildlife Fund said it was pleased that the UK is moving towards greener energy. It said: "We have never been or greener, and we are on [target] for an even year in 2018." It added: "Climate change is wreaking on our nature and wildlife, but we are at last facing up to the . We are turning our on polluting fossil fuels and embracing a new, clean future."

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