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EPBiH would have to pay EUR 200 million per year for CO2 emissions

13 May 2021 - The amount exceeds the total cost of coal power production and it would make the activity unprofitable.

Elektroprivreda Srbije intends to install two solar power plants at ash dumps

Serbian power utility EPS intends to install two solar power plants at ash dumps

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.

Slovenia's coal power plant TES to generate EUR 870 loss by 2030

Slovenia’s coal power plant TEŠ to generate EUR 870 million loss by 2030

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. 


Renewables overtake fossil fuels in EU power generation for first time ever

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.

Germany awards EUR 317 million in coal capacity closure tender

Germany awards EUR 317 million in coal capacity closure tender

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.

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Wind farms, solar power plants set to push coal out of market

04 December 2020 - Decision makers can slow down or speed up the coal phase-out, but regardless of their action, the coal share is heading for a big drop.

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Power system in North Macedonia suffers due to flood, drought

10 November 2020 - Due to the low water levels the country has decided to terminate the production in all hydropower plants, and to import electricity.

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HEAL urges regional leaders to implement Green Agenda for Western Balkans

09 November 2020 - The Health and Environment Alliance has sent them an open letter as they prepare to gather in Sofia for the next meeting in the Berlin process.


Ten units of Western Balkan thermal power plants must be shut down by 2023

21 July 2020 - Ten units of coal-fired power plants in total will be shut down by the end...


Serbia to invest EUR 900 million to lower environmental impact of coal power plants – minister

04 June 2020 - Serbia intends to invest EUR 900 million in the coming years to improve environmental protection...


Environmental organizations ask EU to stop waste burning in coal power plants in Bulgaria

03 March 2020 - Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth, Greenpeace Bulgaria and Za Zemiata are bringing a legal complaint to...

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Bulgaria to continue to use coal power plants at least until 2030

27 February 2020 - Bulgaria will continue to use its coal power plants in the following decade and further...

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