Turkey can be coal free by 2030 if fossil fuel companies are made financially responsible for their externalities in line with the ‘polluter pays’ principle, and the government ends subsidies for coal, according to a new report published by Europe Beyond Coal, Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, Sustainable Economics and Finance Research Association (SEFiA), WWF-Turkey (World Wildlife Fund), Greenpeace Mediterranean, 350.org and Climate Change Policy and Research Association.
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The cancellation of eight Turkish coal plant projects has helped reduce Europe’s new coal pipeline by more than a third […]
Three coal power plant projects accounting for ten percent of Turkey’s planned coal pipeline have been scrapped.
The Bulgarian government has announced that the country will phase out coal in 2038 or 2040, n its National Resilience […]
Operator PPC abandons plan to operate under construction Ptolemaida 5 lignite plant until 2028 due to skyrocketing carbon permit prices, bringing […]
CEZ Group announced that it will close its 600 MW Dětmarovice coal-powered plant in the Czech Republic by the end […]
EDF’s 57 year-old, 630MW Le Havre coal plant closed its doors for the final time today.
The Romanian government has committed the country to phasing-out hard coal and lignite power production by 2032 in its National […]
Five years from the UN Paris Climate Agreement, half of all coal plants operating or under construction in Europe (162 […]