BERLIN, 31 October 2019 - Energy company Uniper has announced that its highly controversial Datteln 4 coal-powered plant will go online in January 2020, thus ignoring the proposal of Germany’s coal commission.
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Uniper annual general meeting – Change at the top gifts Uniper an opportunity to turn its back on coalMay 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.
Essen (Handelsblatt) – RWE wants to restructure its company, become a leader in green energy, but NGOs and school strikers... View Article
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.
Originally due to be decommissioned in 2017, RWE’s Werne Gersteinwerk coal plant retired in March 2019.