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Polish coal giant doubles down on 2.5GW solar push despite business retrenchment

The owner of a double-digit-gigawatt portfolio of coal-fired power will press ahead with a shift to renewables even as it shuts down its non-essential business over the COVID-19 crisis.

read more... 16/04/2020

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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

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TenneT to invest up to €5bn a year

Dutch/German transmission system operator TenneT expects to increase its investment level to €4bn to €5bn annually in the coming years, as a result of the phase out of coal and nuclear power plants and the growth of offshore wind energy.

read more... 16/03/2020

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Nearly $640 bln coal investments undercut by cheap renewables - research

Nearly $640 billion of investment in coal power capacity worldwide is at risk because it is cheaper to generate electricity from new renewables, research by think tank Carbon Tracker Initiative showed on Thursday.

read more... 13/03/2020

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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

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