Vietnam’s power industry is forecast to see a rise in coal-powered generation as a cheap way of meeting the country’s rapidly rising power demands.
The climate research firm Carbon Brief has reported that CO2 emissions in the UK fell for the sixth consecutive year in 2018.
Arcelor Mittal, the world’s biggest steelmaker, has bid $673 million to acquire Essar’s 1200 MW coal-fired Essar Mahan power plant in Madhya Pradesh, India.
One of the biggest funders of energy projects in Australia said that coal-fired power generation projects were unlikely to be developed unless there was taxpayer funding involved, as investment continues to flow to renewables.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has announced that it has started construction of one of the world’s largest flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) systems for the Nikola Tesla A coal-fired power plant in Serbia.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) of the USA has released final environmental assessments that conclude that it should shut down both the Bull Run Fossil Plant in Oak Ridge and Unit 3 at the Paradise coal plant in Kentucky by 2023.
EDF Energy has announced that it will stop power generation at its Cottam coal-fired power plant in Nottinghamshire, UK, on 30th September, as the plant will no longer be economically viable to run.
French utility EDF said that it had reached an industrial milestone in the implementation of a fuel process known as Ecocombust to replace coal in power generation.
Germany’s Coal Commission has announced that it reached agreement on a phase out use of coal in the country by 2038 at the latest, possibly by 2035 if conditions prove favourable.
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.