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The United Kingdom has said it is [praying / playing] its part in striving for a cleaner and greener [planet / plant] . For the first time since the Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries, the UK is being [powdered / powered] more by zero-carbon fuels than fossil fuels. In [each / every] of the first five months of 2019, fossil fuels have produced [fewer / less] than half of the UK's electricity. Analysts say a "tipping point" has been [reaching / reached] and the trend of zero-carbon energy sources [provision / providing] more power than fossil fuels will continue. Power from wind, solar, nuclear and hydro [sauces / sources] outstripped coal and gas-fired [generation / generational] . A decade ago, three quarters (75.6 per cent) of the UK's electricity came from coal and [gaseous / gas] , and only 22.3 per cent was zero carbon.

The [switch / stitch] to more zero-carbon power was [description / described] by the UK's energy chief executive as a "key [milestone / keystone] on the journey towards net zero". CEO John Pettigrew said the zero-carbon [proportional / share] should increase to 90 per cent by the 2030s. The UK's Prime Minister Theresa May has made a [commitment / concomitant] to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This would make the UK the first major economy to [doing / do] so. Energy analyst Tom Burke told the BBC: "Today's landmark is a real [attribute / tribute] to technologists. We have cracked technical problems of [dealing / dealt] with climate change." He added: "As we [shake / move] towards net zero, jobs will be [losing / lost] in fossil fuel industries and created in low-carbon industries."

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