Coal shortages highlight need for renewables says former Coal India CEO; coal over-reliance and China’s power crisis; solar powered US steel mill.
Indian plants stockpiles run low; German plant runs out of coal; Panama pitches for coal plant conversion.
North Macedonia sets 2027 coal end date; Chile’s lower house votes for 2026 coal exit; Banks Group gives up on UK project; US coal port plan dead.
UK mine expansion rejected; Japan flags coal closures; COVID-19 shuts Czech mines, weakens Polish coal sector.
Japanese bank faces shareholder motion; call for Colombian mine inquiry; Indian court rejects bid for pollution control delay.
Coal burns Bangladesh’s finances; COVID-19 outbreaks in Czech Republic and Philippines mines; Poland investigates coal consolidation; Mongolia offers coal plant to Rio Tinto.
Financial crisis grips Indonesian utility; Banks, insurers ratchet up coal restrictions; ash dam risk shutters Eskom plant.
Court win over Turkish plant; Dutch coal generation to be slashed; HSBC axes 2018 coal lending loophole.
In the wake of coronavirus: loan stress, bankruptcies, idled mines; another Indian coal ash dam disaster.
Coal power fell in 2019; use of US coal plants slides further; Chinese steel giant pursues hydrogen.
Japanese minister challenges support for Vietnam plant; US city backs end for coal port; Germany weakens coal exit deal.
Philippines President backs renewables over coal; Eskom drags South Africa down; European bank moots fossil fuels exit.
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.