Tag: coal

Besides conversions to gas, EC Oltenia will invest 300 million euros in its coal-fired units – Romania, 24 September 2020

CEO of Romanian coal-based electricity producer Energy Complex (EC) Oltenia Daniel Burlan said that the company, which has a restructuring and decarbonization plan that provides for the conversion of part of the installed capacity from coal to gas, will not abandon some of its coal-fired units and p Full article available for subscribers of Energy […]

Bulgaria to add 2.65 GW in RES capacity by 2030 – Bulgaria, 15 September 2020

Bulgarian Ministry of Energy revealed the country’s draft Sustainable Energy Development Strategy until 2030 with a view to 2050, according to which, it is not planning to close down its coal-fired power plants. However, Bulgaria plans to invest in renewable energy, energy efficiency, nuclear ene Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

EC considers compensation for shut down coal-fired plants – Greece, 15 September 2020

The European Commission (EC) is considering a compensation request filed by Greek state-controlled Public Power Corporation (PPC) for the shutdown of all its lignite-fired thermal power plants by 2023, as part of the country’s decarbonization program. Similar request has been rejected a year ago, Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, […]