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Lack of budget favours closure

Coal closures continue in the UK, with operator EDF announcing it will shut its 2GW Cottam coal power station by the end of September. The company says the power plant cannot be operated economically past this date, and it has planned for a just transition of the...

100 years of coal are history

Uniper is going to retire its Scholven power plant + the nearby Buer CHP in North Rhine Westphalia. The exact timing for the phase-out is not known yet, but it is expected to take place no later than 2022.

People power past coal

Following a referendum in late 2017, the operator of the Munich North hard coal heat and power plant has now filed for retirement with the Federal Grid Agency.

Citizens Beyond Coal – Ion Barbu, Romania

It was all grey. Grey hills, grey houses, grey forest. Grey silhouettes walking back and forth between the dark skeletons of the mining structures and the sad, greyish apartment buildings. Even the river was black – waters saturated with thin coal powder. And, yet,...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Tomasz Lamik, Poland

Imielin is different from what most Poles understand by a city in Upper Silesia. Blocks built for miners usually define the landscape and identity of Silesian towns, but not in Imielin. Instead of the overwhelming, decaying architecture inherited from the decades of...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Alicja Zdziechiewicz, Poland

Imielin is a 9,000-strong town in Upper Silesia, whose citizens and local authorities have united in a battle to oppose a new mine (Imielin North) being opened right under their homes. Imielin is atypical for Upper Silesia: green landscapes, a panorama of the Western...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Josep Alonso Aguiló, Spain

“We have suffered for many years impacts from the coal plant, and from the loading and unloading of coal from the port of Alcudia,” says Josep Alonso Aguiló, a lawyer and resident of Alcudia, a town on the northern edge of Mallorca, Spain. The sunny holiday...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Christian Doering, Germany

According to 2016 emissions data from Europe Beyond Coal’s new Last Gasp report on the health impact of coal companies, German energy giant RWE is the worst polluting utility in the European Union. It has many coal plants, but just four of its lignite plants in North...

Gastbeitrag

Drittgrößter Versicherer erteilt Absage an Kohle – Wer wird jetzt noch das in Polen geplante Großkraftwerk Ostroleka C versichern? Von Kuba Gogolewski – Senior Finance Campaigner der Stiftung “Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO” Der europaweit...

Europe Beyond Coal in der Presse

Lack of budget favours closure

Coal closures continue in the UK, with operator EDF announcing it will shut its 2GW Cottam coal power station by the end of September. The company says the power plant cannot be operated economically past this date, and it has planned for a just transition of the...

100 years of coal are history

Uniper is going to retire its Scholven power plant + the nearby Buer CHP in North Rhine Westphalia. The exact timing for the phase-out is not known yet, but it is expected to take place no later than 2022.

People power past coal

Following a referendum in late 2017, the operator of the Munich North hard coal heat and power plant has now filed for retirement with the Federal Grid Agency.

Citizens Beyond Coal – Ion Barbu, Romania

It was all grey. Grey hills, grey houses, grey forest. Grey silhouettes walking back and forth between the dark skeletons of the mining structures and the sad, greyish apartment buildings. Even the river was black – waters saturated with thin coal powder. And, yet,...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Tomasz Lamik, Poland

Imielin is different from what most Poles understand by a city in Upper Silesia. Blocks built for miners usually define the landscape and identity of Silesian towns, but not in Imielin. Instead of the overwhelming, decaying architecture inherited from the decades of...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Alicja Zdziechiewicz, Poland

Imielin is a 9,000-strong town in Upper Silesia, whose citizens and local authorities have united in a battle to oppose a new mine (Imielin North) being opened right under their homes. Imielin is atypical for Upper Silesia: green landscapes, a panorama of the Western...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Josep Alonso Aguiló, Spain

“We have suffered for many years impacts from the coal plant, and from the loading and unloading of coal from the port of Alcudia,” says Josep Alonso Aguiló, a lawyer and resident of Alcudia, a town on the northern edge of Mallorca, Spain. The sunny holiday...

Citizens Beyond Coal – Christian Doering, Germany

According to 2016 emissions data from Europe Beyond Coal’s new Last Gasp report on the health impact of coal companies, German energy giant RWE is the worst polluting utility in the European Union. It has many coal plants, but just four of its lignite plants in North...

Gastbeitrag

Drittgrößter Versicherer erteilt Absage an Kohle – Wer wird jetzt noch das in Polen geplante Großkraftwerk Ostroleka C versichern? Von Kuba Gogolewski – Senior Finance Campaigner der Stiftung “Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO” Der europaweit...

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