Indian solar
India invests more in solar than coal for first time

Despite a shift towards renewables, the rapidly developing nation still relies heavily on the polluting fossil fuel

New Mexico
Coal-reliant New Mexico commits to carbon-free power by 2045

It is the third US state to make such an announcement, following after California and Hawaii

Coal power
More than 100 finance groups now restrict coal funding

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis says organisations are increasingly divesting to protect their assets and work towards decarbonisation

Coal mine
Germany to import 45 million tonnes of hard coal this year

That’s according to data from lobby group VDKI, which showed this will be a 1.4% rise from 2018

US flag and oil derrick
US oil output ‘to soar above 13m barrels per day in 2020’

That’s the prediction made in the latest monthly forecast published by the Energy Information Administration

Coal-fired power plant
Germany commits to ending coal power by 2038

The country currently has 84 coal-fired power stations in operation

Porsche takes diesel models off its lineup

The German automaker says the move is in part due to the diesel emissions scandal

New joint venture to help fossil fuel plants swap to greener fuels

SIMEC Subcoal Fuels will distribute a Subcoal fuel pellet, containing around 50% biomass content

Middle Eastern nations ‘plan to add 41GW of new coal over next decade’

That’s based on projects that have been announced and those currently waiting to be granted permission

France to say ‘au revoir’ to coal by 2021

France has announced it will shut down all coal-fired power plants by 2021, solidifying the country’s stance in the fight against climate change. The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, accelerated the timetable for the phase-out by two years – his predecessor, Francois Hollande, originally set the deadline for shifting to cleaner sources of generation by […]