Tag: coal

EU Green Deal threatens Bulgarian electricity generation – Bulgaria, 21 September 2021

Under the EU Green Deal, the use of coal in electricity generation is to be phased-out by 2030. Politicians in Bulgaria have been avoiding this important issue for a long time, and recently the European Commission has urged the Government to adopt strict deadlines for its coal phase-out plan. Pr Full article available for subscribers […]

EC urges Bulgaria to present plan for the closure of coal-fired power plants – Bulgaria, 17 September 2021

The European Commission (EC) wants a clear plan from Bulgaria on the closure of its coal-fired power plants and ensure that European funding for the regions does not go only to the capital, Sofia. Deputy Prime Minister for European Projects Atanas Pekanov said that Bulgaria is surprised by the s Full article available for subscribers […]

Coal remains the pillar of EPS’ electricity generation – Serbia, 17 September 2021

Speaking at the energy conference in Belgrade, Director of Strategy at state-owned power utility EPS Aleksandar Jakovljevic said that the company sees the transition to RES as realistic and sustainable, and this will reflect in the plans and transformation of the production portfolio, however, coal will remain as the pillar of its electricity generation. Jakovljevic […]