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European coal in structural decline

June 24, 2020 8:13 am Published by

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.

Estonia makes surprise push for coal subsidies

December 5, 2017 7:00 am Published by

The Estonian EU Presidency is suggesting to allow massive coal subsidies in the new EU power market rules. It has proposed changes eliminating the carbon intensity threshold for existing coal plants - allowing them to use public money to stay open longer and even extend their lifetimes.