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September 21, 2022 5:05 am Published by

The Finance Committee of Odense, Denmark is extending operations of the Fjernvarme Fyn power plant from its originally scheduled end in […]


April 1, 2022 3:50 pm Published by

Portugal aims to increase the share of renewables in its electricity production to 80% by 2026, four years earlier than […]


April 6, 2022 3:48 pm Published by

The Greek government has announced that all of the country’s three existing coal plants can theoretically operate until 2025. The […]


June 14, 2022 3:43 pm Published by

VW prolongs coal-burning at its 306MW Wolfsburg coal power plant.


June 14, 2022 3:43 pm Published by

The Polish government has approved measures to subsidise coal for households and housing cooperatives.


June 15, 2022 3:43 pm Published by

EDF has agreed to the UK government’s April 2022 request to keep its West Burton A coal power plant operating […]


June 19, 2022 3:43 pm Published by

Austria’s government orders the operator of the country’s 246MW Mellach coal plant to prepare it for operation, amidst questions over […]


June 20, 2022 3:39 pm Published by

The Dutch government has lifted a cap which restricted coal-fired power plants to operate at 35% of their maximum output. […]


June 21, 2022 3:39 pm Published by

Portugal’s Ministry for Environment has reiterated that the country has no intention of going back to coal after closing its […]