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RWE announces it will close its Aberthaw B plant

RWE has taken the decision to close the 1,560MW Aberthaw B coal fired power station. RWE will transfer Aberthaw Power Station’s existing Capacity Market agreements for the years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 to third parties and a small proportion to other units within...

Guest blog – The French banks behind RWE’s destruction 

by Lorette Philippot, Les Amis de la Terre France / Friends of the Earth France RWE, Europe’s number one climate enemy German energy company RWE is the largest polluter in Europe. Its coal-fired power plants emit more than 100 million tonnes of CO2 per year, the...

PGE closes power unit at worst polluting coal plant in the EU

Poland has taken a welcome step forward on phasing out coal this week, after state-owned coal utility PGE permanently closed the B1 unit of its Bełchatów lignite-fired plant on Saturday, according to the Europe Beyond Coal coalition.
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