UK mulls extending life of coal power plants

Britain may need to prolong the life of coal-fired power stations to avert household energy blackouts this winter following key gas supplier Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the government said Monday. “In light of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, it is only right that we explore a wide range of options to further bolster our energy […]

Coal dirtiest fuel, burns cash the most

Coal is widely acknowledged as being the dirtiest fuel to produce electricity, but it is also unprofitable with four out of five European coal power plants losing money, according to a report released by an environmental group on Thursday.

50 US coal power plants shut under Trump

Fifty coal-fired power plants have shut in the United States since President Donald Trump came to office two years ago, an environmental organization said Thursday.