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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Taiwan utility awards $15m contract for emissions and performance upgrades

Taiwan Power Company has awarded a $15m contract for emissions and performance upgrades at it’s Taichung Power Plant in Longjing District.

GE commits to exiting the coal-fired new-build business

General Electric, one of coal power’s historic leaders and manufacturers, said it will exit the new-build market as soon as possible.
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Digitalisation and the transformation of coal generation

The power sector has begun a digitalisation process that is transforming the way electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed.
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Greece sets ambitious targets to phase out coal by 2028

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.
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Fossil-fuel power is here to stay says Australian PM

During a national address this week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stood up passionately for a fossil-fuel powered future.

Europe must ramp up renewables argues Eurelectric

Eurelectric’s Power Barometer 2020 calls for accelerated rollout of renewable energies alongside decarbonisation of end-user energy use to meet EU climate targets.

Asia Pacific to invest $1.5 trillion in power generation by 2030

Countries in the Asia Pacific region are expected to invest up to $1.5 trillion in power generation this decade, according to Wood Mackenzie.
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ADB urged to withdraw financing new coal-fired energy projects

The Asian Development Bank has been urged to withdraw from financing new coal-fired energy projects by its Independent Evaluation.
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German utility RWE reaches coal exit deal with mining union

Germany utility RWE has reached an agreement with trade and mining unions on the “coal exit” collective bargaining agreement.

Ed’s note: Land of the rising sun is counting the cost...

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.

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