Inflexible baseload coal will become part of Europe’s past more quickly than originally thought, with the pace of the transition being accelerated by more than five years, according to research by Wärtsilä Energy.
Spain's lockdown saw renewables take center stage as the portion of coal in the electricity generation mix diminished significantly.
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Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister has announced that the country will cease to rely on coal energy by 2060 at the latest.
A recent virtual discussion hosted by Enlit Asia and Indonesian Utility PT PLN, highlighted the critial role coal plays in the country’s energy mix for the foreseeable future.
Governments should be prepared to pay billions of pounds to operators of coal-fired power plants in agreements to shut down their plants early, a new paper published in Nature Climate Change today recommends.
Enel unveils four contests for the design of modern and efficient power plants necessary for the decommissioning of coal plants.
Germany has passed legislation to end coal-fired power generation by 2038 at the latest and agreed on a shutdown schedule for individual lignite power plants.
Eleven German energy providers have launched a legal action to try to block the merger of RWE and E.ON.
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).