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RWE, SSE Shut Coal Plants – Only Four Left in Britain
UK energy giants SSE and RWE have shut down their last two coal-fired plants – the Fiddler's Ferry power station in Warrington.
Global Coal Generation Fell by a Record Amount in 2019
In the coming months, governments around the globe will pump trillions in public spending to try to stimulate economic recovery.
India's Coal Sector Faces Stranded Asset Risks Amounting $40b
The resulting liquidity crunch could keep banks from lending to the renewable sector.
Global Coal Plant Development Fell for 4th Year Running in 2019: Research
Global coal power plant development declined for the fourth year running in 2019, while a total of 13 gigawatts (GW) of capacity construction has been delayed s
New Coal Plants in India ‘Unviable’ Say Economic Analysts
India’s coal-fired power plant pipeline is rapidly shrinking, with 46 GW of cancellations in the last 12 months, according to the Institute for Energy Economic
From U.S. to Europe to China to Russia, Renewables are Now Cheaper than Coal
It’s now cheaper to invest in renewable energy than coal in all major markets around the world—and more than half of existing coal plants are also more expens
Vietnam Reduces Capacity of Coal Power Plants
Vietnam will reduce the total capacity of coal-fired thermal power plants from 2020 until 2030, according to the National Steering Committee for Electricity Dev
US DoE Pledges up to $64m in Clean Coal R&D Funding
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $64m in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding opportun
Spain Plans to Phase out Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2030
While some countries across Europe are resisting leaving coal power behind, Spain is speeding up its transition.
Uniper to End its Hard-coal-fired Power Production in Germany
Uniper is moving forward with its transformation and the further decarbonization of its portfolio.
Endesa to Close Two Giant Spanish Coal Plants
Endesa on Dec. 27 formally moved to shutter two massive coal-fired power plants—the 1.4-GW As Pontes plant in A Coruña, Galicia, which is the biggest coal-fir
NETL to Increase Efficiency in US Fossil Fuel-Based Power Plants
In the US, fossil energy is important for security, with coal producing nearly 30% of the nation’s electricity.
German Officials Agree Plan to Exit Coal-Fired Power by 2038
A year ago, a government-appointed panel recommended that Germany stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2038 at the latest, as part of efforts to curb cl
U.S. Sunflower Electric Abandons Proposed Kansas 895MW Coal Power Plant
Sunflower Electric Power Corp. on Wednesday abandoned its proposed coal-fired power plant in southwest Kansas after nearly 15 years of pushing for the project,
Japan – The ‘Odd One Out’ on Coal Power Plant New-Builds
The Japanese government keeps watering down its green energy goals, bowing to cost pressure in the face of slower macroeconomic growth.
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Several Thermal Power Plants Restarting in Japan After Quake Shutdowns
China’s Carbon Neutral Push Gathers Pace as Coal-Fired Power Plants Drop Below 50% for First Time
PVUNL to Resume Construction of 4,000-MW Thermal Power Plant Today
Coal Power Falls to Lowest Levels in 43 Years in US, After Biggest Annual Drop in 2019
Closed Texas Power Plant May be Refired in 2021
ADB Urged to Withdraw Financing New Coal-Fired Energy Projects