Investment in new coal-fired power plants appears off the agenda in Western Europe after experience of three new Dutch plants.
Articles by Gerard Wynn
An idea for Victoria’s Latrobe Valley? In the shadow of a fading lignite industry, German state invests in new technology – battery storage manufacturing.
Europe’s two biggest utilities offered hints of the strategies in creating new units to separate newer energy assets from older ones.
An acquisition spree for regulated fossil-fuel assets that are supported by guaranteed payments .
“Capacity payments” in the European utility industry today are looking more and more like subsidies to prop up a fading industry threatened by the rise of renewables.
Changes sweeping the electricity sectors in Japan and China suggest a hugely uncertain future for coal-fired power and a rapidly increasing risk of stranded assets.