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Uniper to shut down German hard-coal power plants by 2025

Uniper aims to close most of its German hard coal-fired power plants over the next five years, accounting for half its European coal capacity, the utility said on Thursday.

read more... 31/01/2020

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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

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EU coal power plants incurred €6.6 billion losses in 2019, study reveals

"Coal is no longer a profitable business. This is partly due to rising fuel costs, but also increasingly fierce competition from renewable energies. Low gas prices, in particular, are putting the coal business under pressure," Sriya Sundaresan, one of the study's authors, told EURACTIV.

read more... 28/10/2019

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Dutch Government demands early closure of coal power plant to cut emissions

The Dutch Government has demanded the closure of a 650MW coal-fired power plant four years earlier than initially planned.

read more... 11/03/2019

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World Bank will not support new coal power plant in Kosovo

President of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim confirmed that the international organization will not support a coal power plant in Kosovo.

read more... 11/10/2018

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