Taiwan Power Company has awarded a $15m contract for emissions and performance upgrades at it’s Taichung Power Plant in Longjing District.
General Electric, one of coal power’s historic leaders and manufacturers, said it will exit the new-build market as soon as possible.
The power sector has begun a digitalisation process that is transforming the way electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed.
Greece has committed euros 5 billion ($5.9 billion) to phase-out the use of coal by 80% by 2023, to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint.
During a national address this week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stood up passionately for a fossil-fuel powered future.
Countries in the Asia Pacific region are expected to invest up to $1.5 trillion in power generation this decade, according to Wood Mackenzie.
The Asian Development Bank has been urged to withdraw from financing new coal-fired energy projects by its Independent Evaluation.
Germany utility RWE has reached an agreement with trade and mining unions on the “coal exit” collective bargaining agreement.
Japan's Fifth Strategic Energy Plan calls for 22-24% of the country's energy mix to be attributed to renewable sources by 2030, indeed an ambitious goal for a traditionally coal-heavy country.