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 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.
December 18, 2018
Uniper is going to retire its Scholven power plant + the nearby Buer CHP in North Rhine Westphalia. The exact... View Article
December 18, 2018
Following a referendum in late 2017, the operator of the Munich North hard coal heat and power plant has now... View Article
December 5, 2018
An innovative new art exhibition was launched outside of the UN climate COP24 conference, showcasing testimonials of people across Europe affected by the destructive impacts of coal.
December 3, 2018
According to 2016 emissions data from Europe Beyond Coal’s new Last Gasp report on the health impact of coal companies,... View Article
November 19, 2018
European coal companies including RWE, EPH, and PGE, continue to push the cost of dirty energy onto society, with air pollution from their coal plants burdening people across Europe with both health problems and billions in costs, according to modelling detailed in a new report.