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Strike affects French nuclear and coal generation units

  • 2019-01-22 05:29:10.471534
  • David Flin

France’s electricity grid operator RTE has said that a strike in the French power sector has reduced generation at EDF’s 1300 MW St Alban 1 nuclear reactor by around 80 per cent.

Renewables overtake coal in Germany

  • 2019-01-04 06:47:21.481182
  • David Flin

Renewables have overtaken coal as Germany’s main source of energy for the first time, accounting for just over 40 per cent of electricity production.

Canada announces details for phasing out coal power

  • 2019-01-03 06:47:18.541351
  • David Flin

The Canadian Government has announced details on how it plans to phase out coal power in Canada by 2030.

US coal-fired power generation down to 26.9 per cent

  • 2018-12-28 05:32:09.727702
  • David Flin

Data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the USA showed that coal-fired power generation totalled 87.98 GWh in October, down 9.6 per cent from September, and down 2.6 per cent from October 2017.

EBRD rules out financing for coal power plants

  • 2018-12-13 05:48:53.345313
  • David Flin

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has adopted a strategic plan that rules out direct financing of coal plants and mines, despite opposition to this move from the USA.

EPA eases rules for new coal generation

  • 2018-12-07 05:29:37.453396
  • David Flin

America’s EPA has proposed eliminating the requirement that new coal-fired generation incorporate carbon capture technology.

Spain’s Endesa plans to operate coal and nuclear plants beyond 2030

  • 2018-11-22 06:07:22.646514
  • David Flin

Endesa of Spain has said that it plans to continue to operate its remaining coal and nuclear plants beyond 2030, and that it plans to finish one more retrofit and to install new battery units, while closing two units in 2020.

South Korea caps operations of coal and oil power plants due to air pollution

  • 2018-11-08 03:17:32.784437
  • David Flin

South Korea capped operations of some coal- and oil-fired power plants at 80 per cent on 7 November, as most cities, including the capital Seoul, issued an air pollution advisory.

MVP Group interested in Philippine coal plant being sold by AC Energy

  • 2018-11-05 03:55:02.875237
  • David Flin

The group of Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) has said that it is interested in the possible purchase of the four 135 MW coal-fired units at the Kauswagan plants in Mindanao in the Philippines being sold by AC Energy.

Vattenfall to convert its German coal power plants to gas or biomass

  • 2018-10-30 06:36:51.130572
  • David Flin

Vattenfall of Sweden has plans to convert its German-based coal-fired power plants to gas or biomass to meet the government’s deadline of phasing out coal-fired power plants.