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Five companies will construct coal power plants in Fukushima

Five companies have joined forces to construct two 540MW coal-fired power plants in Fukushima.

read more... 21/08/2015


Three Chinese companies bid to construct 350 MW Bosnia coal power plant

Three Chinese firms have bid to finance and construct a 350 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in central Bosnia, as stated on Friday by Munever Cergic, the general manager of Banovici coal mine, the future plant operator.

read more... 27/07/2015


Germany to choose between a coal levy and gradual phase out of coal power plants on July 1

Germany is considering two alternative proposals on how to curb CO2 emissions from the energy sector and would make a final decision on July 1, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday.

read more... 25/06/2015


Germany could close eight more coal power plants

Germany is working on a new regulation to oblige energy firms to close some more coal-fired power plants since it aims to attain ambitious climate targets, as shown in a document seen by Reuters on Sunday.

read more... 24/11/2014


China to ban new coal plants around Beijing

Last week China has announced that it will ban the construction of new coal power plants in three regions near Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong, in a move which aims to reduce the consumption of coal below 65% of total power generation by 2017, in comparison to 70% currently, and to reduce country’s air pollution.

read more... 30/09/2013