Deals worth millions of pounds to help keep UK’s lights on over 15-year period spark anger among environmental groups

Dozens of diesel farms stand to win millions of pounds in lucrative contracts to keep the UK’s lights on, sparking anger from environmental groups.

National Grid, which operates the UK’s electricity network, said small power generators had bid for 15-year contracts starting in 2020-21, as part of the government’s capacity market reforms.

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Source: Guardian Environment