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German officials agree on plan to exit coal-fired power

German officials have agreed on a plan to shut down the nation's coal-fired power plants by the mid to late 2030s, the government said Thursday.

read more... 16/01/2020


Commission's €1 trillion bet on green deal financing

The European Commission unveiled on Tuesday (14 January) its one trillion euro investment plan to put Europe on track to reach the 2050 emissions-neutrality goal, while also helping coal-producing regions to move away from fossil fuels.

read more... 15/01/2020


France to close Havre coal power plant in April 2021

France’s 580 megawatt (MW) Havre coal power plant will close on April 1, 2021, the energy ministry said on Friday.

read more... 14/01/2020


Britain's zero-carbon power outstrips fossil fuels in 2019

Britain, the birthplace of coal power, produced more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time in 2019, National Grid said on Wednesday.

read more... 02/01/2020


Global coal demand set to remain stable through 2023, despite headwinds

While global coal demand looks set to rise for the second year in a row in 2018, it is forecast to remain stable over the next five years, as declines in Europe and North America are offset by strong growth in India and Southeast Asia, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest coal market report, Coal 2018.

read more... 18/12/2019