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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.

Uniper annual general meeting – Change at the top gifts Uniper an opportunity to turn its back on coal

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.

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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.

Uniper annual general meeting – Change at the top gifts Uniper an opportunity to turn its back on coal

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.
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