AES Corp has announced that its subsidiary AES Indiana will cease using coal as a fuel source by 2025, which will involve closing the coal-fired units at its Petersburg Generating Station in Indiana, USA.
German energy group Uniper has announced it is working on a project to establish a hydrogen technology hub at the site of the 762 MW Gelsenkirchen-Scholven coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
South African state-owned utility Eskom has said it will reduce scheduled power following an improvement in generation capacity.
The European Commission has approved Romania’s plans to grant restructuring aid of up to €2.7 billion to the power company Complexul Energetic Oltenia (CE Oltenia).
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said that it anticipates that the rise in global electricity demand will slow over the next few years after a record 2021, but will still result in higher carbon emissions without rapid gains in low-carbon supply and energy efficiency.
A report from the research firm Rhodium Group said that US emissions jumped last year from the low levels caused by Covid lockdowns in 2020.
State-owned utility Elektroprivreda Bosne I Hercegovine (EPBiH) will install a 56 MW PV plant at the site of an ash and slag dump at the Tuzla coal-fired power plant in the north of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Guodian Power Shanghaimiao Corporation, part of the state-owned China Energy Investment Corporation, has announced that the first of four 1 GW coal-fired units at Shanghaimiao in the northwest region of Inner Mongolia has entered operation.
A report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) has indicated that coal-fired power generation is on track to reach an all-time high in 2022, with a surge of 9 per cent following increased demand after the Covid lockdowns.
Serbian state-owned power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) has announced that intends to convert its Morava power plant from coal to natural gas by the end of 2023.