May 22, 2019
Düsseldorf, 22 May 2019 - Uniper, Europe’s fifth most polluting energy company, is holding its annual AGM today at the Congress Center, in Düsseldorf. The event will be presided over by the company’s newly appointed CEO, Andreas Schierenbeck and represents a unique opportunity for Uniper’s new leader to break with the company’s polluting practices of the past and steer Uniper into a UN Paris Climate Accord-compatible future.
May 21, 2019
Berlin, 21 May 2019 - Eight financial institutions have handed Europe’s most polluting utilities almost €16 billion in support since the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, a new briefing by Europe Beyond Coal and its partners BankTrack, Foundation Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO, Friends of the Earth France, IIDMA, Re:Common and Urgewald has found.
May 2, 2019
Essen, 2 May 2019 - German coal giant RWE will be an increasingly bad investment as long as its coal-fired power plants stay in operation, and while its destruction of villages and the Hambach Forest continues, warn Urgewald and Europe Beyond Coal.
March 31, 2019
Uniper’s coal-fired power plant Kiel East closed in March 2019 to be replaced with a new gas-powered cogeneration plant. Plans... View Article
March 29, 2019
Originally due to be decommissioned in 2017, RWE’s Werne Gersteinwerk coal plant retired in March 2019.
March 26, 2019
Helsinki, 26 March 2019 - Finland’s state-owned Fortum is now responsible for hundreds of premature deaths and other potent health impacts from coal across Europe, thanks to its increasing investments in German energy company Uniper, according to new modelling from Europe Beyond Coal and Greenpeace Nordic.
March 8, 2019
The Netherlands’ coal phase-out is speeding up, underscoring a growing understanding that national authorities have a responsibility to prioritise human... View Article
February 26, 2019
Financial Institutions’ Tightening Coal Policies Pressure Utilities to Change Kaarina Kolle, Europe Beyond Coal Finance and Utility Coordinator As the gavel... View Article
February 12, 2019
Spain’s coal phase-out is gaining momentum, with a decision this week by the Balearic government to phase out coal by... View Article
December 18, 2018
Uniper is going to retire its Scholven power plant + the nearby Buer CHP in North Rhine Westphalia. The exact... View Article