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Enel Chile Fast Tracks Closure of Last Coal-Fired Plant
The Board of Directors of Enel Chile S.A. and Enel Generación Chile S.A.have decided to accelerate the closure of Bocamina coal-fired power plant.
Thermal Power Plants Allowed to Use Coal with High Ash Content
The environment ministry has decided that it will no longer regulate the ash-content of coal used by thermal power plants.
GenOn Will Close Three Coal-Fired Units
The Texas-based company that owns a coal-fired power plant in Maryland announced it will retire the facility's three generating units, which have been in operat
Closed Texas Power Plant May be Refired in 2021
A now-closed coal-fired power plant in Texas may be reopened in 2021 to help meet what is projected to be record high demand for electricity.
Construction Halted on 1-GW Polish Coal Plant
Polish energy companies Enea and Energa announced late on May 19 that they were ending their involvement in the construction of the Ostroleka C coal-fired power
DEFF Orders Eskom to Shut Down Kendal Power Station
South Africa's environment minister, Barbara Creecy, has rejected Eskom's objection to and confirmed the compliance notice issued to Eskom in December 2019 by t
India Added 8,800 MW of Coal-Based Power Capacity Last Year: IEEFA
The thermal power generation sector is facing stress carrying $40-60 billion of potentially non-performing assets, IEEFA said.
Mongolia Offers Rio Tinto Surprise Proposal to Build Coal-Fired Power Station
The cost of expanding Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi copper project could decline by nearly US$1B under a surprise Mongolian government plan that could increase its lon
Coal Power Falls to Lowest Levels in 43 Years in US, After Biggest Annual Drop in 2019
“The miners are coming back,” Trump said of the coal mining industry at an election rally in Louisville, Kentucky, more than four years ago.
EPH to Replace N.Ireland Coal-Fired Plant with Gas-Fired Unit
The Czech energy group plans to replace its coal-fired plant at Kilroot in Northern Ireland with a 300-megawatt gas-fired power station.
New Report Highlights Fragility of Indian Coal Sector During Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic could help trigger an uptake in renewable power infrastructure and generation in India.
Great Britain Sets No-Coal Record as Pandemic Reduces Demand
Great Britain broke the record for the longest period of electricity generation without coal, according to energy data analyst EnAppSys.
US $3bn Coal Power Plant to be Constructed in Zimbabwe
The 2,800MW power plant will be constructed in four phases of about 700MW each. Rio Energy will partner with China Gezhouba Group Corp in funding and developin
Sweden Shutters Last Coal-Fired Generating Plant 2 Years Early
It’s good news when a nation makes plans to rid itself of electricity generated from burning coal. It’s even better news when it does so ahead of schedule.
RWE's Q1 Lignite Output Plunges 36% on Poor Market Condition
Output from Germany's lignite fleet has plunged from 13.5 KWH per hour in the first quarter of 2019 to 8.6 KWH per hour.
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Endesa to Close Two Giant Spanish Coal Plants
Indonesia's Biggest 2 X 1000 MW Coal-based Thermal Power Plant is Officially Operational
From U.S. to Europe to China to Russia, Renewables are Now Cheaper than Coal
RusHydro Launches State-of-the-art Thermal Power Plant on Sakhalin Island
Zimbabwe And Chinese Investors to Establish A 50MW Coal Fired Power Plant
U.S. Sunflower Electric Abandons Proposed Kansas 895MW Coal Power Plant