Strategic Development

Strategic development includes all business news, policy announcements, investments, mergers and acquisitions and market developments related to the strategic development of coal-fired power projects and the electricity generated from coal. News will cover plants and 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.

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.
Just transition

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.

GE commits to exiting the coal-fired new-build business

General Electric, one of coal power’s historic leaders and manufacturers, said it will exit the new-build market as soon as possible.
The evolving role of the energy employee in a digital world

Digitalisation and the transformation of coal generation

The power sector has begun a digitalisation process that is transforming the way electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed.
coal to clean energy

Greece sets ambitious targets to phase out coal by 2028

Greece has committed euros 5 billion ($5.9 billion) to phase-out the use of coal by 80% by 2023, to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint.
coal power plant

Fossil-fuel power is here to stay says Australian PM

During a national address this week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stood up passionately for a fossil-fuel powered future.
Europe coal

COVID-19 pandemic may end coal in Europe 5 years earlier says...

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 remaining coal-fired plants likely to be phased out by 2025

Spain's lockdown saw renewables take center stage as the portion of coal in the electricity generation mix diminished significantly.
Poland coal

Poland to cease reliance on coal by 2060 as part of...

Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister has announced that the country will cease to rely on coal energy by 2060 at the latest.

Can coal remain relevant in a changing energy landscape?

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.

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