Czech utility EPH closes French coal plant only a year after buying it

The firm has announced it will close the facility at the end of 2020, two years earlier than initially planned

Renewables made up 57% of new capacity in US during first half of 2020

There were no new capacity additions from oil, nuclear power or geothermal energy across the country during the timeframe

End of an era as one of England’s last coal mines to close

Coal has been extracted from the Bradley mine in County Durham for the final time

US invests $118m to develop carbon neutral coal products

Coal FIRST plants will incorporate carbon capture, utilisation and storage technologies and will be flexible to provide affordable electricity and hydrogen

Northumberland scheme to protect environment from rising mine water completed

The expanded project can now treat more than six billion litres of mine water every year – equivalent to 2,400 Olympic-sized swimming pools

Where does Opus Energy’s energy come from?

Opus Energy is one of the leading business energy suppliers in the UK, supplying more than 350,000 customers across the country with competitively priced gas and electricity. But where does their energy come from?

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US commits $122m to establish coal products innovation centres

They will research and incubate mining, processing and purification technologies that are environmentally sustainable

Germany passes ‘coal-exit’ law to phase out fossil fuels by 2038

German lawmakers have voted a roadmap for the coal-free era in the country, which includes abandoning nuclear power by 2022

Only 0.19% of Britain’s electricity generated from coal in April, May and June

During the second quarter of the year there was the longest run without coal for the UK since 1882, according to a new report

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UK power grid goes coal-free for two months straight

National Grid ESO told ELN that tonight will mark 1,464 hours since the last coal generator came off the system on Thursday 9th April