Fusina (640 MW) will close by the end of 2023, replaced by a new gas plant in August 2024. Torrevaldaliga […]
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Italy, 2025 to 2027: All coal plants in Italy plan to close by 2025 except Sulcis (590 MW) on Sardinia. […]
France has extended the life of its last two coal plants, Emile-Huchet (647 MW) and Cordemais (1260 MW) until the end of 2024 through a decree which allows them to operate an additional 1800 hours. This effectively delays the country’s coal exit from 2023 to 2024.
The Spanish government accepted energy company Endesa’s request to close its 1,468 MW As Pontes coal plant by August 2024. […]
The Romanian government has published an emergency law for the phase out of coal by 2030. It is expected to be approved within a month. It constitutes a two year acceleration of the country’s original coal exit plan announced last September, and clears the way for Romania to exploit its enormous solar and wind energy potential.
Slovakia confirms that its 266MW Nováky coal power plant will close in 2023, demonstrating that European countries can proceed with their coal phase out plans and reduce their dependence on Russian fossil fuels at the same time.
The new Czech government has announced Czechia will phase out coal by 2033 in its programme statement. It's the 22nd European country to formalise a coal exit but joins five others in announcing a Paris Agreement incompatible date.
The Slovenian government has announced that it will phase out coal by 2033 at the latest. The plan lacks ambition when compared to the coal phase out dates of peer countries like Slovakia (2030), North Macedonia (2027) and Greece (2025), and falls short of the country’s responsibility on climate change. Nevertheless, it brings a Paris-aligned, pre-2030 coal phase out within reach.
Spanish energy company Endesa has closed its 1160MW Litoral plant in Almeria. The company plans to construct 1.5 GW of […]