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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How will Europe tackle its coal conundrum?

The biggest ‘just’ energy transition in Europe is the one that involves those countries still reliant on coal, which accounts for a fifth of the electricity production in the EU and employs 230,000 people.
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Emissions and coal peak as pandemic accelerates the energy transition says...

A stark drop in energy demand due to the coronavirus pandemic will remove some 2.5 years’ worth of energy sector emissions between now and 2050, according to BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2020.

Canadian coal-fired plant converts to natural gas using GE turbine

Canadian independent producer Maxim Power worked with GE and other companies in its transition from coal-fired to natural gas-fired generation at its Milner II plant.
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Mitsubishi emissions reduction systems head for Serbian coal-fired plant

Mitsubishi Power will deliver two sets of flue gas desulfurisation systems for a Serbian coal-fired power plant.

South Korea’s KEPCO cancels foreign coal power investment

South Korea’s majority state-owned utility KEPCO plans to cancel or convert to LNG two remaining overseas coal power projects in its pipeline.
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Poland and Ukraine partner on a ‘Just Transition’ from coal

Regions in Ukraine heavily relying on coal are expected to adopt new low-carbon energy resources using measures adopted by Poland.
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GE announces plan to be carbon-neutral by 2030

General Electric has announced its plan to become carbon-neutral across its facilities and operations by 2030.
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Japan’s largest power generator to close inefficient coal plants by 2030

Japan’s biggest power generator JERA has committed to shutting down all inefficient coal-fired power plants in Japan by 2030.
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Solar PV to lead renewables growth in an uncertain market, IEA...

Solar PV is set to be the fastest growing renewable resource during the coming decade, the International Energy Agency finds in its latest World Energy Outlook.
Decarbonisation will ride the pandemic wave

Decarbonisation will ride the pandemic wave

Advances in low carbon technology, shifting consumer preferences, shareholder scrutiny and government policies will see the energy transition continue post-coronavirus, argues Georgina...

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