Enel will stop burning coal at its Brindisi Sud coal power plant in 2025, in line with Italy's 2025 coal exit plan. Brindisi Sud is one of Europe's 30 most polluting coal plants in terms of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
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We're running out of time to address climate change, and while the EU is doing more and more to act on it and clean up industry, one of its key laws to cut industrial pollution does not cover carbon emissions! This has to change, and we have an opportunity to do it right now!
The Italian government announced a coal phase-out by 2025 as part of the National Energy Strategy in October 2017.
The initial deadline set by A2A was October 2022, but the farewell to coal anticipated ministerial indications by three years.
The briefing gives an overview of the two utilities’ power mix and existing coal plant fleet; Enel owns a 70.1% majority share in Endesa.
Italian civil society groups will testify in court today against the management of Tirreno Power’s Vado Ligure coal plant, who is on trial for illegally operating heavily-polluting units between 2000 and 2014.
The journey to a coal free Europe is one step closer after Italy joined the growing list of countries that […]
The coal plant in Genova effectively closed down in January 2018, although Enel has not ruled out re-starting it if […]
Strong public opposition has driven Italy’s exit from coal: in 2014, a judge ordered Tirreno Power to shut 2 coal […]