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RWE Abandons All Present & Future Coal Plans

April 30th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

RWE, one of Germany's "big four" utilities, announced last Friday that it has cancelled plans for the BoAplus lignite coal-fired power station at the company's site in Niederaussem, near Cologne, Germany, and promised to cease investing in new coal generation capacity


Wrangling Over German Coal Exit Discussion Reveals Difficult Task Ahead

June 1st, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Germany struggles to get its highly anticipated coal exit task force on track. The government on Wednesday postponed at the last minute the official launch of the phase-out commission for the third time. The quarrels over the commission’s leadership and remit bear witness to the enormous task ahead, and also foreshadow difficult negotiations. However, the government insists that its schedule to name an end date for coal by the end of the year will be kept


Germany To Dump Coal?

November 7th, 2014 | by Jake Richardson

Germany is looking into cutting its use of coal power, at the same time that it is cutting out nuclear. If [&hellip


Coal Plants Out Of Style In Germany

March 11th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Germany’s renewable energy revolution is a big deal. It gives people in other countries more hope that they can implement [&hellip



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