The new Czech government has announced Czechia will phase out coal by 2033 in its programme statement. It's the 22nd European country to formalise a coal exit but joins five others in announcing a Paris Agreement incompatible date.
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The Slovenian government has announced that it will phase out coal by 2033 at the latest. The plan lacks ambition when compared to the coal phase out dates of peer countries like Slovakia (2030), North Macedonia (2027) and Greece (2025), and falls short of the country’s responsibility on climate change. Nevertheless, it brings a Paris-aligned, pre-2030 coal phase out within reach.
Spanish energy company Endesa has closed its 1160MW Litoral plant in Almeria. The company plans to construct 1.5 GW of […]
Italy continues to deliver on its 2025 coal exit as Enel announces it will close its 600 MW La Spezia […]
Spain’s Los Barrios coal plant to close and six Turkish coal plant projects cancelled
Portugal has become the fourth country in Europe to stop burning coal, with its only remaining coal plant, Pego, closing ten days ahead of schedule. It concludes a whirlwind coal exit, which began when the country signed a declaration to exit coal by 2030 at COP23 in Bonn back in 2017.
North Macedonia Spain and Montenegro committed to exit coal by 2027, 2030, and 2035 respectively as they joined the Powering […]
Enel will stop burning coal at its Brindisi Sud coal power plant in 2025, in line with Italy's 2025 coal exit plan. Brindisi Sud is one of Europe's 30 most polluting coal plants in terms of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
Polish Climate and Environment minister Anna Moskwa has confirmed that Poland intends to phase out coal only in 2049, contradicting her government’s commitment to the COP26 Global Coal to Clean Power Transition Statement just hours after signing it.