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.
South Korean utility says 1000 MW Indonesian plant shelved; New Zealand coal mine rejected; Court rebuffs South African provincial government over rezoning move; US utility finds fast coal exit is the cheapest option; Myanmar villagers challenge military-linked mine plan.
Munich Re and Lloyds step back from coal; US coal use plummets; calls for Holcim coal spill clean-up; Chinese province to axe 3100 MW of existing coal units; Taiwan Government plan for new coal plant faces growing opposition; Philippines cement plant spilled 40 tonnes of coal into ocean.
Global coal power peak nears; South Korea aims to hike coal tax; power plant scandals in Thailand and Indonesia; Is Japan finally turning away from coal?; Adani submits low-cost plan for Australian coal port expansion.
Vietnamese clean air advocate wins Goldman Prize; historic win in Russia; two Japanese coal plants in doubt; India’s new energy plan trims coal growth; Another legal setback for US coal port plan; Indian coal over-invoicing investigation revived.