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German hard coal importers want extended run times for reserve plants

Germany's hard coal importers want the Berlin government to prolong the operation of hard coal-to-power generation plants enlisted in last year's energy crisis beyond the targeted end of March 2024, the VDKi lobby said on Tuesday.

read more... 22/11/2023


Germany approves bringing coal-fired power plants back online this winter

Germany's cabinet on Wednesday approved putting on-reserve lignite-fired power plants back online from October until the end of March 2024, the economy ministry said, as a step to replace scarce natural gas this winter and avoid shortages.

read more... 05/10/2023


G20 per capita CO2 emissions from coal rise 7% from 2015

Group of 20 nations have increased per capita emissions nearly 7% from coal-fired power since 2015, with China and India adding new plants, and Australia's CO2 count per head nearly three times higher than the world average, research showed on Tuesday.

read more... 05/09/2023


France allows coal plants to operate until end-2024

The French government today published a decree increasing the number of hours when coal-fired plants are allowed to operate until the end of next year.

read more... 25/08/2023


‘UK abandons proposed law to ban coal power generation’

The government has reportedly scrapped a plan to pass a law to ban coal power generation in Britain.

read more... 26/06/2023