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.

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.
Germany coal

‘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.
Greece

Great Britain sets no-coal record as pandemic reduces demand

Great Britain broke the record for the longest period of electricity generation without coal, according to energy data analyst EnAppSys.

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 in Warrington, Sheffield and Wales.

Global coal capacity is booming thanks to China and Japan

Japan and China are becoming the drivers of new coal-fired capacity worldwide, even as the U.S. and Europe continue their move away from the power generation resource.
Coal-fired power plants finding new uses as data centers, clean energy hubs

Coal-fired power plants find new uses as data centres and clean...

A St Louis firm specializes in getting environmentally challenged properties ready for reuse, including coal plants. As coal-fired power...

New coal plants in India ‘unviable’ say economic analysts

India’s coal-fired power project pipeline is rapidly shrinking with 46 GW of cancellations in the last twelve months.

Chinese company dumps coal plants, moves aluminum production to hydro-rich Yunnan

Aluminum producer China Hongqiao Group is selling its coal-fired power generation assets, moving its manufacturing bases to Yunnan Province and taking advantage of low-cost hydroelectric resources

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