The new trade agreement is a step forward but does not fully resolve the problems between Washington and Beijing – and China’s 25% import tariff on LNG remains in place.3 hours ago
Germany plans to take around 8.5 GW of lignite power plants offline by 2030, according to a timeline published last week.
Germany has provided more clarity on the phase-out of its lignite power plants by unveiling a timetable for decommissioning, but the level of ambition is falling short of expectations.
The optimism in the EU carbon market seen in 2018 and early 2019 has given way in the face of coal-to-gas fuel switching, the comeback of UK capacity auctions and a continuing weak outlook for gas prices.
The EU’s Just Transition Fund aims to speed up the bloc’s energy transition – in particular via coal-decommissioning – by supporting the regions hardest hit by the change.
Our comprehensive, timely and analytical coverage of global energy policy will help subscribers keep abreast of key regulatory developments in both emerging and mature markets.
Our in-depth coverage spans Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, the Americas and Russia.Learn more