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JBIC backs Van Phong coal plant
A consortium of banks led by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has approved a loan for the Van Phong coal-fired power plant project in Vietnam.
EDF plans to close Cottam coal fired plant
EDF says it will close its 2 GW Cottam coal-fired power plant in Nottinghamshire, England at the end of September 2019.
Japanese partners cancel coal plant plans
Idemitsu Kosan, Kyushu Electric Power and Tokyo Gas Co have brought an end to plans to build a new coal-fired coal plant in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Global coal demand set to remain stable to 2023
While global coal demand looks set to rise for the second year in a row in 2018, it is forecast to remain stable over the next five years according to the IEA's latest coal market report.
World Bank pulls out of Kosovo coal project
The future of a planned 500 MW coal-fired power plant is in doubt after the World Bank said it would not provide funding for the project.
Hub coal plant on track
Construction of a 1320 MW coal fired power plant in Hub, Pakistan is on track for commercial operation, according to the developers.
Marubeni to cut coal-fired capacity
Marubeni has pledged to cut its portfolio of coal-fired power plants in half by 2030 and says that it will no longer invest in new coal-fired capacity, as part of a new approach...
Eskom is running low on coal
South African utility Eskom has asked consumers to conserve energy after revealing that it is running low on coal stocks at some of its power stations.
Waratah proposes new coal plant
Australian coal mining firm Waratah Coal has put forward proposals for the construction of a new 700 MW supercritical coal fired plant in Queensland.
First phase bid process complete for Kosovo e Re
ContourGlobal and the government of Kosovo have completed the initial phase of the process to select the main construction contractor for the 500 MW Kosovo e Re power plant.
Vinh Tan fires up
China’s State Power Investment Corp has started commercial operations at unit 1 of the Vinh Tan super-critical thermal power plant in Vietnam.
GE to build Poland’s next power plant
Elektrownia Ostrołęka and GE Power have signed the contract to build Ostrołęka C, a 1000 MW ultra-supercritical coal power plant in the northeast of Poland.
Allianz shifts away from coal
Allianz has announced plans to eliminate its exposure to coal-fired generation by 2040 as part of a wider commitment to expand its climate strategy.
Oman issues Duqm tender
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
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
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
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
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
The UK government has confirmed plans to phase out the use of unabated coal for electricity generation by 2025.