Court defeat spurs US coal plant closure; Polish court orders fine over pollution; South African regulator rebuffs Eskom bid for increased pollution limits; coal company’s claims challenged by Canadian First Nations groups.
Asian insurer exits coal investments; Italian regulator approves closure of 600 MW coal plant; US court ruling makes Missouri coal plant closure likely; Czech Republic could exit coal by 2033 “at the latest”; Vietnamese province seeks wind power over proposed coal plants.
Netherlands pays to close 800 MW unit; Glencore’s mega-methane-emitting mine; China commits to publishing methane reduction plan in 2022; Colombian presidential candidate wants most coal left in the ground.
World’s coal plant pipeline shrinks; US clean energy bill advances; Australian court rejects mining company appeal; Illinois sets 2038 closure date for all but one coal plant; latest draft of Vietnam’s energy strategy increases coal, cuts renewables.
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.