18 August 2021 - In 2020, the EU consumed 63% and 64% less hard coal and brown coal, respectively, than in 1990, according to Eurostat's data.
11 August 2021 - Serbia is under pressure to lose its energy security, said Aleksandar Vučić, adding he would not allow the country to become the biggest electricity importer.
09 August 2021 - Professor Koso Stoychev said Slovakia, Romania and Greece have set dates for phasing out coal, and that Bulgaria must do the same.
13 July 2021 - The Western Balkans’ 18 coal-fired power plants released twice as much sulfur dioxide in 2019 as all 221 such facilities in the EU.
27 May 2021 - A project implemented by Agora Energiewende will support regional governments in developing strategies and plans for coal phasing out, increasing the share of renewables, and identifying the financing sources.
27 May 2021 - Minister of Mining and Energy Zorana Mihajlović said a plan would be developed for the operation of thermal power plants in Serbia until 2050
24 May 2021 - The move could be seen as the first serious step in the energy transition and the decarbonization of the energy sector.
13 May 2021 - The amount exceeds the total cost of coal power production and it would make the activity unprofitable.
12 May 2021 - EPS has announced a tender for the analysis for the construction of PV plants at the ash dumps of the Morava and Kolubara A coal power plants.
10 May 2021 - The closure of Šoštanj power plant could be inevitable even before 2033, currently the most optimistic scenario for Slovenia’s coal phaseout.
26 January 2021 - For the first time ever, the EU has produced more electricity in a year from renewable energy sources than from fossil fuels.
07 December 2020 - Owners of 11 coal power plants with an installed capacity of 4.8 GW will receive EUR 317 million to shut down the polluting facilities.