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Allianz shifts away from coal
11 May, 2018
Allianz has announced plans to eliminate its exposure to...
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Oman issues Duqm tender
Monday, April 16, 2018 by The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has issued a request for qualification for a new coal-fired power plant in Duqm.

Georgia Power closing down its ash pond legacy
Thursday, March 08, 2018 by Georgia Power Company says it is in the process of completely excavating 17 of its ash ponds that are near waterways and closing the remaining 12.

PPIB approves coal plant plans
Friday, February 23, 2018 by Oracle Power has moved forward with plans for a 1400 MW coal-fired power plant in Pakistan after the country’s Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) approved plans for...

Coal plant loses out in UK capacity auction
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 by The owner of the UK’s 2000 MW Eggborough power plant says that it will close the facility after failing to win a contract in the UK’s latest capacity market auction.

End game for coal in the UK
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The UK government has published* further details of how it intends to bring about an end to “unabated” coal generation by 2025.

UK coal fleet set for 2025 closure
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The UK government has confirmed plans to phase out the use of unabated coal for electricity generation by 2025.

EPCG cancels coal plant deal
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by Montenegro power utility EPCG has terminated a deal with Skoda Praha for the construction of a new coal-fired power plant.

Coal demand to remain flat – IEA report
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by Global demand for coal will remain nearly flat between 2017 and 2022, resulting in a decade of stagnation for coal consumption, according to the IEA's annual coal market report.

Kosovo government contracts for new coal plant
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by Construction of the Kosovo C coal fired power plant will start in 2018 after Kosovo’s government agreed a deal with ContourGlobal to develop the project.

Unit 4 on line at Medupi
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by Eskom has started commercial operations at Unit 4 of the Medupi power plant in South Africa’s Limpopo province.

TTCL plans coal plant in Myanmar
Monday, November 06, 2017 by Thai construction firm TTCL plc has announced plans to build a 1280 MW coal-fired power plant in Myanmar.

Manjung 5 starts up
Monday, October 02, 2017 by Malaysia’s TNB says that the Manjung 5 coal-fired power plant has started operations.

MHPS delivers Kusile boiler
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has completed delivery of the first boiler for the Kusile power station in South Africa.

Japanese consortium wins contract for Bangladesh coal plant
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by A consortium of Japanese firms IHI, Toshiba and Sumitomo has won a contract for the construction of a 1200 MW coal fired power plant in Bangladesh.

Chinese coal giants may merge
Monday, August 14, 2017 by China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd and China Coal Energy Co Ltd, China's leading coal producers, which in June 2015 dismissed rumours of a merger, have now submitted merger plans to...

Itochu wins contract to expand Kalselteng
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 by Indonesia’s PLN has awarded a contract to expand the Kalselteng coal-fired power plant in South Kalimantan to a consortium led by Itochu.

Rampal gets all-clear
Thursday, July 13, 2017 by The government of Bangladesh says that it will go ahead with the construction of a 1320 MW coal-fired power plant after the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO withdrew its objection...

Coal plants in Korea face complete shut-down
Friday, May 19, 2017 by South Korea’s new president says he will force coal-fired power plants in the country to close in a bid to tackle air pollution.

UK’s first day without coal fired generation
Friday, April 28, 2017 by The Electricity Control Room at the UK’s National Grid has announced that Friday 21 April was the first day without coal fired generation in Britain since the Industrial Revolution.

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