Countries ‘spent $42bn on coal power plants between 2013 and 2019’

Chinese financial institutions accounted for nearly 40% of the total $42bn investment, according to new research

‘COP26 will only be a success if there is no new coal’

Six countries make up 80% of the world’s remaining coal pipeline and a new report claims November’s conference will be a failure if it does not lead to them rejecting it

Are prices moderating or just a part of the current volatility?

In this week’s European energy market podcast we talk to Alfa Energy’s Dr Petra Puskarova about volatility in energy prices while gas prices remain high.

Boris Johnson criticised for comments on Thatcher coal mine closures

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon branded the Prime Minister’s remarks as ‘crass and insensitive’

Britain hits 34-day coal-burning streak

The grid’s carbon intensity so far in 2021 is already higher than in 2020, marking the first year-on-year increase of this kind since 2012

US produced the least energy emissions in 2020 ‘than it has in four decades’

Carbon emissions are expected rise by 7% in 2021 as the US emerges from the pandemic and travel and the economy start to grow again

Who are the five biggest coal producers in the world?

This week, ELN’s Top 5 series looks at the five biggest coal producing countries in the world

Grid will say bye to coal in 2024!

From 1st October 2024, the UK will no longer use coal to generate electricity

US sees first year-over-year decline in natural gas generation since 2017

Production of natural gas fell nearly 7% in the first four months of 2021 from the same period in 2020, averaging 3,394GWh per day in the Lower 48 states

Alok Sharma: ‘COP26 must consign coal to history’

The COP26 President said the government is planning for an in-person summit but was keen to highlight the safety of delegates and the local community ‘will be paramount’