Black and Veatch exits new coal plant work; funders withdraw from South African mine; who will build the world’s last coal plant?; guilty pleas in US utility bailout scandal; Indonesian power and coal sectors rack up losses.
KEPCO exit strands two coal plant proposals; India suggests closing up to 70 coal units; German city joins Czech Republic in opposing Polish mine expansion; European investors criticise companies backing Vietnamese coal plant.
Polish utility's lignite end date; Indonesian minister calls for power plan revision; initial JPMorgan Chase move to align with Paris Agreement; South Korean minister says no more overseas KEPCO projects in pipeline after Vietnamese plant.
Backlash pushes Zimbabwe to cancel National Park coal licences; utility seeks closure of five-year-old German coal plant; Australian youth seek injunction against mine; a Chinese coal plant highlights Turkey’s flawed energy policy.
South Korean & Chilean bills to curb #coal power; Cambodian union leader backs renewables; Storebrand dumps coal stocks; lawsuit against US utility over Ohio scandal; Report estimates Australian coal plants kill almost 800 a year.