Coal power in 2019: Global capacity grows, but pipeline slows sharply

Michael Holder
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Coal power generation fell by three per cent worldwide in 2019
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Coal power generation fell by three per cent worldwide in 2019

Number of coal plants under development dropped in 2019, yet new capacity still grew and the impact of Covid-19 remains uncertain, study shows

For the fourth year running the number of coal-fired power plants under development around the world declined steeply in 2019, as the CO2-intensive fossil energy source continued to face an increasingly...

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