Thermal power plants must shut down early to meet climate targets, says study

By |junij 8th, 2020|China, climate targets, coal-fired power stations, European Green Deal, gas-fired power plants, News, thermal power stations|

Coal and gas-fired power plants would have to shut down 10 to 30 years sooner than their usual 35 to 40-year lifespan so that climate targets can be met, a study reveals. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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COVID-19 crisis upsets Germany’s coal phase-out timetable

By |april 28th, 2020|coal phase-out, coal-fired power stations, coronavirus, COVID-19, Datteln 4, energy and environment, Germany, News, Structural reinforcement bill, tenders|

In Germany, the coronavirus health crisis is keeping politics on tenterhooks as many legislative proposals are being postponed. Will the country's coal phase-out carry on as planned? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German cabinet signs coal phase-out bill

By |januar 30th, 2020|brown coal, coal, coal phase-out, coal-fired power stations, German Coal Comission, Germany, lignite, News, Peter Altmaier, RWE, structural change, transition|

The German federal cabinet signed off the coal phase-out bill on Wednesday (29 January). It contains exact dates for the shutdown of lignite-fired power plants, as well as compensation payments for lost earnings worth billions. Although it still needs ...

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What will Germany’s coal phase-out mean for the EU carbon market?

By |januar 28th, 2020|CO2, coal phase-out, coal regions, coal-fired power stations, emissions trading system, EU ETS, Germany, News|

When Germany eventually closes its coal-fired power plants, millions of CO2 pollution credits will be flushed into the EU emissions trading system, threatening to send the EU carbon market crashing. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU coal power plants incurred €6.6 billion losses in 2019, study reveals

By |oktober 24th, 2019|Carbon Tracker, coal, coal-fired power stations, Energy transition, Germany, News, Renewable energies, report, RWE, Uniper|

Increasing environmental regulations and fierce competition from renewable energies are increasingly making coal-fired power operate at a loss. According to a British think tank, coal-fired power plants are losing billions of euros every year, but ener...

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COP24: Return of king coal

By |december 13th, 2018|climate action, coal, coal-fired power stations, News|

Poland is hosting lobbying for coal and fossil fuels of a scale that has rarely been seen during an annual UN conference on climate (COP). The EU is turning a blind eye to this new facet of its ‘enfant terrible.’ EURACTIV France reports.

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