Tag: Coal Phase-out

TPP Kardia’s units III and IV to be withdrawn on 17 April – Greece, 13 April 2021

Units III and IV of coal-fired thermal power plant Kardia, operated by state-controlled Public Power Corporation (PPC), will be withdrawn from further operation on 17 April, after reaching their allowed number of operational hours (32,000). PPC agreed to shut down these two units in December 2019 Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service […]

ADMIE warns against TPP Megalopoli closure in 2021 – Greece, 02 April 2021

Greek electricity transmission system operator ADMIE sent a letter to the Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE), stating that coal-fired thermal power plant Megalopoli III should not be closed in 2021 due to network sufficiency reasons. According to expedited timetable, lignite-fired TPP Megalopo Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, energy news, […]

New EC Oltenia restructuring plan to accelerate coal phase-out – Romania, 02 April 2021

Romanian Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu said that that the Government prepared a new restructuring plan of coal-based electricity producer Energy Complex (EC) Oltenia, which is well received by the European Commission. According to the new plan, EC Oltenia will operate just two coal-fired unit Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]