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Austria shuts down last coal-fired power plant

Austria has shut down its last coal-fired power plant as part of a plan to end the use of fossil fuels for energy production by 2030.

read more... 20/04/2020


Global coal production to grow just 0.5% in 2020 – study

Global coal production is set to grow by just 0.5% in this year, as efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic have hampered production in China, data and analytics firm GlobalData said on Thursday.

read more... 10/04/2020


COAL OUTLOOK – Prices slump to 4-year lows

European coal prices fell to near four-year lows in early Monday trading as plunging oil prices exacerbated existing pressure from a weak gas market, sluggish demand and ample supply.

read more... 10/03/2020


Czech energy group EPH to buy out Uniper in Schkopau plant

Czech energy group EPH’s subsidiary Saale Energie will take full control of the Schkopau lignite-fired power plant in Germany after agreeing to buy Uniper’s 58% stake, EPH said on Friday.

read more... 24/02/2020


Uniper to shut down German hard-coal power plants by 2025

Uniper aims to close most of its German hard coal-fired power plants over the next five years, accounting for half its European coal capacity, the utility said on Thursday.

read more... 31/01/2020