December 7, 2023 10:48 am
Despite EU negotiators pushing for a decarbonised global power system in the 2030s at the climate negotiations currently taking place at COP28 in Dubai, Italy, Hungary and North Macedonia have postponed their coal phase-out commitments by several years.
July 27, 2022 11:17 am
Inaugurated in April 2022, the 204MW Kozani solar park, built adjacent to several lignite mines, is the largest utility-scale solar farm in southeastern Europe. The first of a planned 3GW of solar power to be built in the country’s lignite regions, it represents just the beginning of Greece’s ongoing massive expansion of solar generation capacity.
June 30, 2021 5:02 pm
Spain and North Macedonia joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA) at the London Climate Action Week today, bringing the number of European countries that have committed to phase out coal by 2030, or are already coal free, to sixteen. North Macedonia will close its two coal plants by 2027, while Spain has opted for an unambitious 2030 end date for coal, despite closing all of its coal mines and more than half of its installed coal capacity since 2019.
February 24, 2020 10:19 am
North Macedonian government approved a national energy strategy, the first country in the Western Balkans to consider a coal phase-out before 2030.
February 24, 2020 5:51 pm
The North Macedonian government has approved a national energy strategy that makes it the first country in the Western Balkans […]