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Coal power plants face €6.6 billion losses in Europe in 2019

  • 2019-10-25 05:42:08.321262
  • David Flin

According to a report from Carbon Tracker, coal power generators in Europe face losses of €6.6 billion this year as plunging renewable energy costs and cheap natural gas cut use of coal to a record low.

South African energy plan expects 59 per cent contribution from coal

  • 2019-10-21 05:03:52.708633
  • David Flin

Gwede Mantashe, South Africa’s Mines and Energy Minister, has announced the country’s plan to boost electricity generation over the next decade, in which coal will continue to play a major role.

NTPC increases capacity of two coal-fired power stations

  • 2019-10-04 06:31:58.781534
  • David Flin

India’s state-owned NTPC has announced that it has added two 660MW units each at Tanda and Khargone thermal power plants.

UK’s Cottam coal-fired power station closes after 50 years of operation

  • 2019-10-01 04:56:22.810261
  • David Flin

The 2000MW coal-fired Cottam power station in the UK has ceased operation.

Work begins on construction of $1.7 billion China-financed coal plant in Turkey

  • 2019-09-25 04:37:26.392302
  • David Flin

Ground has been broken on the Hunutlu Thermal Plant in the coastal town of Yumurtalik in the province of Adana in Turkey.

Four coal-fired power plants in Illinois, USA, to be closed

  • 2019-08-22 06:30:05.015002
  • David Flin

Vistra Energy has announced that it will close four coal-fired power plants in Illinois to comply with tighter emissions requirements.

Hubco announces start of commercial operation of 1320MW coal-fired power plant

  • 2019-08-19 05:27:40.318153
  • David Flin

China Power Hub Generation Company (CPHGC) has successfully started commercial operation of its 1320MW coal-fired power plant built under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) early harvest project.

Green groups sue President Trump for removing power plant rules

  • 2019-08-15 05:46:50.978015
  • David Flin

Ten US environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration, arguing its rules for addressing power plant pollution are insufficient to the point that they violate federal law.

RWE to shut Aberthaw coal-fired plant in Wales by March 2020

  • 2019-08-02 07:17:35.948259
  • David Flin

RWE has announced that it will be closing its coal-fired 1.56GW Aberthaw power plant by March 2020, due to what it describes as “challenging market conditions.” 

USA closes 13GW coal-fired power plants in 2018

  • 2019-07-30 05:04:15.405439
  • David Flin

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said that coal-fired plants continue to close in the USA, with 13GW of coal-fired generation capacity being retired in 2018.