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European coal phase-out could slow in 2021

The phase-out of coal-fired generation across Europe could slow in 2021 amid more favourable market conditions than last year, according to the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES).

read more... 22/01/2021


Czech health minister backs coal mining phase-out ‘as soon as possible’

Czech health minister Jan Blatný is aware of the negative impacts of coal mining on the environment and human health. “Personally, I am in favour of a coal mining phase-out as soon as possible,” he told

read more... 19/01/2021


Portugal on track to become coal-free by year end

The Sines coal plant in Portugal went offline at midnight yesterday evening (14 January), leaving Portugal with just one remaining coal power station in operation, which is scheduled for closure in November.

read more... 15/01/2021


Coal sales to rebound with first gains in years in U.S., Europe

Global coal demand is poised to rebound next year as the economy recovers and the U.S. and Europe may see the first increase in consumption in several years, the International Energy Agency said.

read more... 24/12/2020


Australia forecasts drop in coal output under pressure from Chinese curbs

China is the second-biggest buyer of Australia's thermal coal burned in power plants and metallurgical coal used to make steel

read more... 21/12/2020