Coal Fired

All news, trends, markets, policy and legislation related to coal-fired power projects and the electricity generated from coal. News will cover the operations and maintenance of plants, including boilers, steam turbines, and flue gas cleaning systems. This explores coal as a fossil fuel with high emissions produced during combustion, as well as clean coal innovation.

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Germany passes 2038 coal exit law with compensation

Germany has passed legislation to end coal-fired power generation by 2038 at the latest and agreed on a shutdown schedule for individual lignite power plants.

Three key ways to accelerate the retirement of coal energy plants

A new report highlights the three key approaches to help global governments and utilities to ensure early retirement of coal energy generation.

Japan turns to coal as COVID-19 delays solar projects

Several factors are leading to the use of coal and gas to support Japan's baseload power requirement, says data and analytics company GlobalData.
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US’ second-largest utility commits to 2050 net zero target

Southern Company, the US' second-largest utility, has announced a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 during its recent annual meeting.

Global recovery will be fueled by cheap renewables

More than half of renewables capacity added in 2019 achieved lower power costs than the cheapest new coal plants, according to IEA.
E.ON RWE

German energy firms in legal bid to block EON and RWE...

Eleven German energy providers have launched a legal action to try to block the merger of RWE and E.ON.
Enel Chile

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.
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‘Germany’s coal-powered days are over’ says energy federation

The days of coal-powered generation are over in Germany, thanks in part to the COVID-19 crisis, according to the country’s renewable energy federation, the Bundesverband Erneuerbare Energie (BEE).
Enel Chile

Spain’s new climate law to ban new coal, oil and gas...

Teresa Ribera, the vice president and Minister of Ecology in Spain, has announced the country’s new proposed net-zero carbon plan.
Covid-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

COVID-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

The Covid-19 pandemic is the “biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades” according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.

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