29 September 2017
As our energy systems modernise, coal regions are facing an uncertain future. They need support to fairly transition to a better future, and have huge potential with renewable energy.
03 August 2022
Our new documentary video “Hope Beyond Coal in Greece’s Valley of Tears” vividly illustrates the challenge, promise and potential of […]
27 July 2022
Inaugurated in April 2022, the 204MW Kozani solar park, built adjacent to several lignite mines, is the largest utility-scale solar farm in southeastern Europe. The first of a planned 3GW of solar power to be built in the country’s lignite regions, it represents just the beginning of Greece’s ongoing massive expansion of solar generation capacity.
14 July 2022
Despite the smattering of temporary reserve coal measures announced by European governments in recent weeks, the number of European coal plants that are already retired or are covered by 2030 at-the-latest closure plans has risen this year to 171.
05 July 2022
The transition of entire regions, and striving towards a sustainable, green and climate-neutral economy requires both a systemic approach aimed at providing comprehensive and overarching strategies, but also providing detailed, tailor-made and co-designed support for smaller stakeholders so that it really is a just transition, leaving no one behind.