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Hard coal needed to keep German lights on

German electricity generation volumes from hard coal rose by more than a third in the first six months of 2021, showing the energy source plays a vital role in keeping the lights on, importers group VDKi said on Wednesday.

read more... 29/07/2021


China to release more than 10 million tonnes of coal from reserves

China will release more than 10 million tonnes of coal from state reserves to ensure steady supply to the market, the state planner said in a statement on Thursday.

read more... 16/07/2021


Asia's new coal plant plans jeopardise climate targets

Five Asian countries are responsible for 80% of new coal power plants planned around the world, the Carbon Tracker group said on Wednesday, saying most would prove uneconomical and the new plants would put international climate goals out of reach.

read more... 30/06/2021


G7 pledges to end support for unabated coal by end of 2021

G7 leaders committed June 13 to end new direct government support for unabated international thermal coal power generation by the end of 2021.

read more... 14/06/2021


Poland's Lodz Region publishes draft plans to close massive Belchatow power plant by 2036

Polish authorities are prepared to close Europe’s most polluting power plant by the end of 2036, according to a draft document published by local authorities on Tuesday.

read more... 09/06/2021