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Czechs eyes coal phase-out by 2038

The Czech coal commission recommended to phase out coal by 2038. Environmental groups, who fought for 2033, were outvoted and walked out of the commission in protest.

read more... 08/12/2020


India's coal import drops 19 per cent to 117 million tonnes during April-October this fiscal

India had imported 143.63 MT of coal during the corresponding period of FY 2019-20, according to a provisional compilation by mjunction services, based on monitoring of vessels' positions and data received from shipping companies.

read more... 07/12/2020


RWE, Steag, Uniper, Vattenfall win coal closure deals

German utilities RWE, Steag, Uniper and Swedish utility Vattenfall will close some of their coal-fired plants, with a combined capacity of 4.4GW, after being successful in the first German tender for the closures of such facilities.

read more... 02/12/2020


EU approves German scheme to compensate hard coal plants for early closure

The energy regulator will publish seven tenders for the closure of hard coal and small lignite-fired power plants that will take place annually until 2026

read more... 30/11/2020


Dutch coal-burn halved in 2020

Coal-to-gas fuel switching cut coal-fired generation in the Netherlands by more than 50pc year on year in January-August, despite power generation increasing.

read more... 27/11/2020