CoalWire 404, February 10, 2022
European steel majors look to cut coal; new Dubai coal plant to run on gas; end in sight for Oakland coal port plan; IMF staff deleted text on Japan’s continued coal plant financing; BlackRock flags coal and steel shifts but 2030 targets still not released.
CoalWire 393, November 4, 2021
Pressure grows to slash coal mine methane; Croatia announces coal end date; South Africa just transition deal unveiled.
CoalWire 348, November 19, 2020
Polish mine permit revoked; Romania rules out more coal; US port plan on shaky ground; Goa protests target Adani.
CoalWire 346, November 5, 2020
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.
CoalWire 340, September 24, 2020
GE rules out more coal plants; China flags greater climate ambition; Polish court wants end for EU's largest coal plant.
CoalWire 333, August 6, 2020
First drop in coal plant capacity; Bangladesh backtracks on coal plans; scrutiny of utilities’ political spending grows; South African tribunal sets aside water licences for proposed coal plant.
CoalWire 329, July 2, 2020
Pakistan plant cancelled; almost half Spanish coal plants closed; seaborne thermal coal demand crashing.
CoalWire 300, November 21, 2019
Report warns on China’s coal plans; Israel accelerates coal exit; African Development Bank dumps Kenyan plant; South African court rejects coal mine appeal.
CoalWire 291, September 12, 2019
GE’s coal spree; Botswana abandons coal railway; Eskom unveils initial steps to cut pollution.
CoalWire 282, July 11, 2019
Komatsu feels coal chill; Germany to tender for closures; 2000 coal miners stood down in Russia, 600 in the US.
CoalWire 281, July 4, 2019
Moody’s tick on coal insurance retreat; Chubb’s coal retreat; AES fined in Chile; Dominican Republic scandal.
CoalWire 279, June 13, 2019
Legal setback for Adani; Austria to exit coal power in 2020; Norway to dump US$5.8 billion in coal stocks; Indonesian anti-corruption agency completes investigation of utility head.
CoalWire 278, June 6, 2019
Indonesian utility head resigns; Taiwan orders coal closures; New data highlights renewables undermining existing coal; coal plants identified as major driver of Western Balkans air pollution; Mongolia likely to defer coal mine part-privatisation.
CoalWire 259, December 20, 2018
IEA forecasts coal decline; Eskom faces overhaul; European bank dumps coal; Kenyan coal critics harassed.
CoalWire 249, October 11, 2018
UN's clarion call on coal; US coal market collapsing; 50,000 march in Hambach
CoalWire 245, September 13, 2018
Controversy over Chinese projects in South Africa and Bangladesh; California to decarbonise by 2045; South African President Cyril Ramphosa’s bizarre power plan; Indian Supreme Court orders coal plants to meet pollution standards.
CoalWire 238, July 26, 2018
Arrests stall Indonesian plant; Drummond executive convicted of corruption; Polish mercury data challenged.
CoalWire 231, May 31, 2018
RBS ends loans for new coal plants and thermal coal mines; Polish coke plant to close; US council requires coal stockpiles to be enclosed.
CoalWire 223, April 5, 2018
Vietnamese MP opposes more coal plants; legal challenge to South African coal plant; poll reveals majority support for Australian coal phase-out.