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China to cut coal use share below 56% in 2021

China aims to cut its coal use to below 56% of energy consumption in 2021, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a statement on Thursday, but said the fuel would still play a vital role in ensuring the nation’s energy security.

read more... 23/04/2021


China coal plant booms in 2020 despite retreat globally

A steep increase in coal plant development in China offset a retreat from coal in the rest of the world in 2020, resulting in the first increase in global coal capacity development since 2015, a new report led by Global Energy Monitor (GEM) said on Tuesday.

read more... 07/04/2021


Uniper converts its site from coal-fired to hydrogen-run

German utility Uniper will transform its Wilhelmshaven 757-megawatt coal-based plant to run on hydrogen.

read more... 02/04/2021


China generated over half world's coal-fired power in 2020

China generated 53% of the world's total coal-fired power in 2020, nine percentage points more that five years earlier, despite climate pledges and the building of hundreds of renewable energy plants, a global data study showed on Monday.

read more... 29/03/2021


Hungary brings coal exit forward by five years

The country’s last coal power plant will be shut down in 2025 instead of 2030, Hungary’s secretary of state for EU affairs announced earlier this week.

read more... 05/03/2021