Romania's energy minister has confirmed to that no new coal power plant will be built.
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Operator ČEZ has been tight-lipped on the Melnik project, failing to mention it at its Annual Geneal Meeting.
ZEPAK's Patnow I and II plants will shut down by 2024, and 2030 respectively.
EPH Buschhaus lignite plant has retired today after being paid to sit idle for 4 years.
Czech utility EPH has announced it will close its 600 MW Provence coal power plant in France at the end of this year.
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.