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Germany postpones decision on coal exit until February

Germany has postponed until February a decision on how fast Europe’s largest economy should phase out brown-coal-fired power plants and whether the government should compensate utilities as well as regions that could face job losses, a commission said.

read more... 27/11/2018


German coal commission to recommend delaying closures to 2022: report

Germany's coal commission may recommend delaying a first wave of coal plant closures to 2022 rather than 2020, German financial daily Handelsblatt reports based on a leaked draft following Thursday's meeting of the commission.

read more... 19/11/2018


Vattenfall looks to gas and biomass as end of coal power looms

Vattenfall is considering converting its German coal-fired power stations to use fuels including gas or biomass as utility companies in the country brace for a government deadline for phasing out coal altogether.

read more... 29/10/2018


World Bank will not support new coal power plant in Kosovo

President of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim confirmed that the international organization will not support a coal power plant in Kosovo.

read more... 11/10/2018


Coal in oversupply in Poland: CEO of coal-mining giant

Chairman of state-owned PGG, the country’s biggest coal mining firm, Tomasz Rogala has said that increased coal imports to Poland have led to excess supplies in some segments of the market, Poland’s PAP news agency reported.

read more... 01/10/2018