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Eurelectric’s coal pledge sparks controversy6 April 2017
Eurelectric, an influential industry association representing 3,500 power companies, announced this week that its members – with the exception of Poland and Greece – do not intend to build new coal-fired power plants after 2020.
“In essence, this is about saying we are determined as a sector not to invest in new-build coal power plants after 2020, and that sets a very clear direction for where investments should flow,” Kristian Ruby, Eurelectric’s secretary general, told journalists in Brussels on Wednesday.
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