Czech utility EPH has announced it will close its 600 MW Provence coal power plant in France at the end of this year.
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The Vresova plant in Czech Republic stopped using lignite and switched to fossil gas.
Ze Pak will close its 78MW Konin lignite plant by the end of 2022. Just transition plans are now urgently needed for affected workers.
Portuguese energy company EDP has announced the closure of its Sines coal plant, bringing the shutdown forward by two years to 2021.
The adoption of the coal phase-out law does not allow new coal plants to be built. Germany's last new coal project at Stade by Dow Chemical is cancelled.
A year ago, president Caputova announced to end the use of coal for electricity production in 2023. However, current government […]
With this we estimate an approximate additional 41 coal plants totalling 23 GW will close by 2030 and 15 plants totalling almost 19 GW are still meant to operate after 2030 and close by 2038 (with an option to close by 2035). This makes the German coal exit incompatible with the UN Paris climate agreement, whilst providing massive overcompensation to the coal industry for closing uneconomic plants very late.
A landmark step leads the way to phase-out coal in the Spanish power system.
The Czech Republic’s coal commission joins state-owned energy company ČEZ today to hold a ceremony marking the closure of the Prunerov I coal power plant.