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All news, trends, markets and announcements related to new projects classified as coal-fired, with specific focus on new projects for power plants and the installation of equipment 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.

Bharat Heavy commissions third coal unit at India power project

India's power equipment and infrastructure firm Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned a 250 MW coal-fired unit in Bihar that is a part of a joint venture between the state-run electricity firm NTPC and Indian Railways.

Clyde Bergemann wins huge India boiler orders

Clyde Bergemann India has clinched orders to install efficiency equipment into seven new 660 MW supercritical boiler units in India.

Vattenfall boss calls on German government to focus more on CHP...

Magnus Hall, the chief executive of Vattenfall, has called on the German government to provide a clear date for coal power phase-out and put more emphasis on combined heat and power.

Wingas chief says German green expansion won’t succeed without gas

The head of sales at Gazprom-owned wholesaler Wingas, says the German government’s aim of doubling its renewable power capacity by 2030 will not succeed without the use of gas-fired power as back-up.

Another UK coal plant closes after capacity market failure

Eggborough power plant in East Yorkshire is to close, leaving England and Wales with just six coal-fired power plants.

Uncertain future for British gas power despite current dominance

The head of RWE’s UK unit says the fate of gas power in the country is still uncertain despite it currently being the leading source of power generation in the country, with coal’s decline.

Cross-party group says Brexit could lead to energy shortages and high...

A House of Lords parliamentary committee has requested a full study be made on the likely impact of Brexit on both energy supply and prices for the UK.

Kocher says Engie re-positioning is complete

Engie chief Isabelle Kocher says the French firm’s concern is now with the scale of growth it can produce after declaring that the business’s ‘repositioning’ is now complete.

Delivering speedy coal plant emission reductions

Electrostatic precipitators are the most important pollution control devices to remove suspended particulates from the flue gas in coal plants, write Thompson Tsai and Ken Parker

Bulgaria uses presidency to call for relaxation of coal rules

Bulgaria, currently holding the floating EU presidency, has appealed to Brussels to relax the rules around using coal-fired power generation.

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