27 March 2024

Gas Power Plant Tracker | Video

The Gas Power Plant Tracker provides the definitive overview of all of Europe’s gas power plants and units and their statuses: announced, pre-construction, construction, shelved, operating, mothballed, retired, cancelled.

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16 November 2021

See how one former mining town in Spain has set about adapting to this post-coal world by retrofitting one of its disused coal mines to produce emission-free heat for the community.

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28 November 2022

Calling Time on Coal: Eastern Greater Poland, tells the story of how one Polish region steeped in coal has rejected the Polish government’s strategy to keep burning coal until 2049 in favour of blazing its own path beyond coal by 2030 to build a brighter future based upon clean, renewable energy.

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27 March 2023

When we first launched Europe Beyond Coal in 2017, Europe had 328 coal plants and only 3 countries with plans to quit coal. Fast forward to today and coal is in decline. Only 157 coal plants are left without a 2030 closure date and 23 countries are already coal-free or have a plan to quit coal. To solve the cost of living, security and climate crises, we must transform Europe’s power sector so that it is free of fossil fuels and based fully on renewable energy by 2035. 

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05 February 2018

The Immerather Dom has become a symbol of the lost heritage and community destruction becasuee of the expansion of Germany’s vast Rhineland coal mines.