07 June 2021

Chemnitz-Nord lignite plant to close six years earlier than planned

Operator Eins Energie für Sachsen says it will stop burning lignite at its Chemnitz-Nord power plant in 2023, six years earlier than planned, due to prohibitively high carbon permit prices.

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22 September 2021

China’s commitment to ending support for new coal overseas, and Turkey’s announcement at the United Nations General Assembly yesterday that it intends to ratify the UN Paris climate agreement are a critical blow for coal power in Europe.

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20 September 2021

Luxembourg, 20 September 2021 – Statement from the Europe Beyond Coal campaign groups on Poland being handed an unprecedented fine […]

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10 September 2021

Germany’s inadequate 2038 coal exit plan has left its regions and companies taking action into their own hands, with the city of Hannover today becoming the latest to announce a faster-than-planned coal exit.

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26 August 2021

The future of Germany’s controversial Datteln IV coal plant hangs in the balance after court ruled that the plant was constructed illegally.