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Coal plants making comeback in 2023

  • 2024-04-12 07:16:52
  • David Flin

According to an annual report from Global Energy Monitor, global coal-fired power capacity grew in 2023, driven largely by a wave of new plants being built in China, which accounted for two-thirds of the global growth of newly operating coal-fired plants.

Germany closes 15 coal-fired power plants

  • 2024-04-03 06:21:42
  • David Flin

Germany shut down 15 coal-fired power plants at the end of March to ensure that the country would meet its carbon emission reduction targets. Robert Habeck, Germany’s Economy Minister, said that the plants were “neither necessary nor economical.”

Jera starts ammonia co-firing trial at coal-fired power station

  • 2024-04-02 06:38:19
  • David Flin

Jera, a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) and Chubu Electric Power, has started a demonstration trial of co-firing 20 per cent of ammonia with coal at its Hekinan thermal power station in Aichi prefecture, Japan.

Vietnam explores energy transition roadmap

  • 2024-03-29 07:18:05.242292
  • David Flin

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam has convened a technical meeting to develop a road map for transition from coal-fired power generation to sustainable alternatives.

South Africa to continue to depend on coal

  • 2024-03-27 06:43:31.803278
  • David Flin

Gwede Mantashe, South Africa’s Energy Minister, said it would be “very wrong” to expect a transition from its dependence on coal-fired power generation to renewable energy, and that the country will continue to rely on coal for the vast bulk of its power supply for much longer.

JERA to conduct trial of co-firing ammonia at coal-fired power plant

  • 2024-03-14 04:53:04
  • David Flin

JERA has announced plans to co-fire 20 per cent ammonia with coal at its Hekinan thermal power station in Japan. It said that this would be the world’s first trial using a large amount of the gas at a major commercial plant.

India’s carbon emissions from coal-fired generation hits record levels

  • 2024-03-13 05:51:09.215261
  • David Flin

Data from energy think tank Ember shows that India’s coal-fired electricity generation reached a new high in January 2024, with its share of the country’s generation mix reaching 80 per cent.

Italy to eliminate coal-fired power plants by 2025 – excluding Sardinia

  • 2024-03-08 07:01:37.520931
  • David Flin

Italy’s Energy Minister Gilberto Pichetto Fratin has announced that Italy will close all of its remaining coal-fired power stations by 2025, except for Sardinia. He said that Italy would build natural gas plants instead.

Fortum extends coal power plant operation

  • 2024-02-27 07:02:15.712358
  • David Flin

Finnish utility Fortum has extended the operation of the 565 MW coal-fired Meri-Pori power plant for one month to help secure supplies.

BHEL wins 800 MW ultra-supercritical thermal power plant order

  • 2024-02-15 06:44:39.815752
  • David Flin

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) was won an EPC order for an 800 MW ultra-supercritical thermal power plant at Yamunanagar, Haryana, India from Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd (HPGCL).