German energy firms in legal bid to block EON and RWE...

Eleven German energy providers have launched a legal action to try to block the merger of RWE and E.ON.
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‘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).
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FRENCH PAVILION INTERVIEW: France and SA have strong partnerships

Exclusive interview with Stéfane LENY, Senior Trade Adviser - Energy & Environment, Industry & Cleantech Department, BUSINESS FRANCE – French Embassy Trade Commission.

US DoE pledges up to $64m in clean coal R&D funding

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $64m in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding...

How 1.5 MW wave demo project could ‘transform marine energy’

Bombora has now contracted more than 70 per cent of its groundbreaking £17m Pembrokeshire Demonstration Project in Wales. The project is currently on schedule...

IEA says Asia will prop up global coal demand

Coal-fired electricity generation this year experienced its largest ever decline – over 250 TWh – yet over the next five years, global coal demand will remain stable thanks to strong growth in Asian markets. That’s the conclusion of the latest coal analysis from the International Energy Agency.

Japan risks $71bn of stranded coal assets without policy reform

Carbon Tracker in collaboration with the University of Tokyo and the Carbon Disclosure Project have found Japan’s planned and existing coal capacity...

Malaysia ultra-supercritical coal-fired plant goes online

The first of two 1000 MW ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plants in Port Dickson have started commercial operations, bringing the total power generation capacity in the Malay Peninsula to 22,748 MW.

Germany to support mining regions after coal exit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet has adopted a draft law aimed at strengthening coal regions following the country’s coal exit.

Australia facing energy reliability challenges says report

A report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) is a stark reminder of the reliability challenges facing the country’s National Electricity Market (NEM). 

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