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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.

Fool’s Gold – €16 Bn For Europe’s Biggest Climate Polluters

Berlin, 21 May 2019 – Eight financial institutions have handed Europe’s most polluting utilities almost €16 billion in support since the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, a new briefing by Europe Beyond Coal and its partners BankTrack, Foundation Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO, Friends of the Earth France, IIDMA, Re:Common and Urgewald has found.

BoaPlus? Boa-TSCHUESS!

Another RWE coal plant project was cancelled. The court ruled against the project of this coal plant in Niederaussem because of financial...

Erlangen utilities quit coal

The coal-fired boiler of the plant will be taken off the grid in 2021, marking an end to coal in Erlangen.

Switching from coal to gas

Uniper’s coal-fired power plant Kiel East closed in March 2019 to be replaced with a new gas-powered cogeneration plant. Plans were put forward in 2009 to expand the plant with more capacity, but were shelved following public protests.  

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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.

Fool’s Gold – €16 Bn For Europe’s Biggest Climate Polluters

Berlin, 21 May 2019 – Eight financial institutions have handed Europe’s most polluting utilities almost €16 billion in support since the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, a new briefing by Europe Beyond Coal and its partners BankTrack, Foundation Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO, Friends of the Earth France, IIDMA, Re:Common and Urgewald has found.

BoaPlus? Boa-TSCHUESS!

Another RWE coal plant project was cancelled. The court ruled against the project of this coal plant in Niederaussem because of financial...

Erlangen utilities quit coal

The coal-fired boiler of the plant will be taken off the grid in 2021, marking an end to coal in Erlangen.

Switching from coal to gas

Uniper’s coal-fired power plant Kiel East closed in March 2019 to be replaced with a new gas-powered cogeneration plant. Plans were put forward in 2009 to expand the plant with more capacity, but were shelved following public protests.  

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