Fossil fuels hit record low share of major power producer generation in UK

During the same period, the share of low carbon power from major power producers was up by 1.8% on the previous year, rising to 54.4%

AXA to axe coal across EU and OECD countries by 2030

It notes the policy will exclude around 400 businesses with plans to expand coal plants and mines

Sarangani Energy Corp launches new 105MW coal unit in Philippines

The firm has also announced the start of construction of its 14.5MW Siguil River hydroelectric power plant in the same region

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Coal-fired power ‘on track to drop by 3% in 2019’

This would amount to a reduction of around 300TWh according to Carbon Brief, which says it is the largest drop on record

Israel to phase out coal-fired power generation by the end of 2025

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz announced the nation would get rid of the polluting fossil fuel from its energy mix five years earlier than originally planned

EU finance ministers call to end fossil fuel investment

In a joint statement, finance experts from the EU have said divesting from oil, gas and coal projects would signal a significant shift in the region’s efforts to tackle emissions, pollution and climate change

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Renewable energy ‘will supply 53% of Europe’s power by 2030’

That’s the forecast from Wood Mackenzie, which suggests most countries across the region are on track to deliver on their individual National Energy and Climate Plans

New $570m plan for energy efficient homes in Mongolia

A third of the population live in urban ger areas, or settlements of low and middle income households, which suffer from poor sanitation and inadequate solid waste management

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EU investigates Polish public support for district heating upgrades

The Commission has concerns the planned support may not be in line with EU state aid rules as it does not meet the ‘efficient district heating’ criteria set out in the Energy Efficiency Directive

Mining giant BHP swaps coal power for renewables

The plan is expected to displace three million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year from 2022