EU agrees 2025 coal subsidy phase out rules

Madeleine Cuff
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EU agrees 2025 coal subsidy phase out rules

But Poland gets a special clause, and fresh data suggests renewables rollout must be boosted to hit green power targets

The European Commission yesterday agreed a deal to reform of electricity market rules across the EU, including a 2025 cut-off date for coal subsidies. The deal concludes a package of new laws designed...

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