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EU to vote on extension for coal subsidies beyond 2025 Monday

European Union countries are considering a proposal that would let member states prolong capacity mechanism support for coal plants by ducking CO2 emission limits, a draft document seen by Reuters showed.

read more... 19/06/2023


Poland delays green energy plan as election nears

Poland has deferred a plan to cut its reliance on coal by changing the status of its energy policy update to a consultation ahead of elections later this year, following pressure from mining unions.

read more... 15/06/2023


Italy could abandon coal by 2024

Italy could shut down its coal-fired power stations in 2024, a year earlier than planned, if gas prices remain at current low levels, Environment Minister Gilberto Pichetto Fratin said on Monday.

read more... 06/06/2023


Mannheim coal plant (425 MW) confirms market exit on 5 June

German power plant operator GKM will end market operation of its coal-fired unit 7 (425 MW) in Mannheim on 5 June, the company confirmed on Monday.

read more... 09/05/2023


Energy Coal confirms Spain did not import Russian coal

Italy-headquartered coal trader Energy Coal confirmed to Argus that a recent shipment of coal carried on the 9,679t Sava discharging at Gijon was of non-Russian origin, despite media reports last week to the contrary.

read more... 04/05/2023