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Poland to slow coal phase-out process, maintain 2049 end-date

Poland is forced to slow down the process of closing coal mines but will not withdraw from its plans to close all its mines by 2049, announced Polish State Assets Minister Jacek Sasin.

read more... 09/11/2022


RWE to restart 3 lignite units (900 MW) this winter

German utility RWE will restart three lignite units – Neurath C (292 MW), Niederaussem E (295 MW) and F (299 MW) – from 1 October, with the facilities currently in reserve, the company said on Thursday.

read more... 12/08/2022


EU ban on Russian coal imports to take effect after transition ends

European Union (EU) member states will not be allowed to import any more coal from Russia after the transitional period for the bloc's embargo ends at midnight on Wednesday.

read more... 11/08/2022


Germany sticks to 2030 coal exit target despite energy crisis

Germany said Monday it still aimed to close its coal power plants by 2030 despite reverting to the fossil fuel following an energy crisis provoked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

read more... 21/06/2022


Poland's PM pushes for more coal to lower heating costs

Poland’s prime minister vowed Thursday to support higher production at the nation’s coal mines in order to bring down heating and energy prices that have soared amid the war in neighbouring Ukraine and the European Union's efforts to reduce its dependency on Russian energy sources.

read more... 13/06/2022