The future of Germany’s controversial Datteln IV coal plant hangs in the balance after court ruled that the plant was constructed illegally.
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Spain’s Los Barrios coal plant to close and six Turkish coal plant projects cancelled
Local groups and NGOs today welcomed the Czech government’s decision to file a lawsuit at the European Court of Justice against the Polish government for the illegal operation of the Turów lignite coal mine, which has been dug right up to the Czech and German borders, damaging local water supplies for nearby communities.
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.
A new set of digital tools were launched to highlight coal utilities and financial institutions that continue to hold back progress.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had great impacts on all aspects of society, in the energy industry, the economic shutdown has led to reductions in CO2 emissions.
Polish Energy company Energa has confirmed that its controversial 1,000 MW Ostrołęka C coal plant project in Poland will not go ahead.
The future of coal has darkened considerably with energy company PKN ORLEN announcing that it will not invest in Ostrołęka C as a coal-fired project.