coal decommissioning

January 8, 2024
Xcel Energy has retired one of three coal generation units in Minnesota, which it plans to replace with 710MW worth of solar PV capacity.
November 9, 2023
Two utilities in Kentucky, US, have received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission (KPSC) to add 1GW of solar PV and energy storage to replace a 600MW coal plant by 2027.
Premium
May 14, 2021
While foreign investors are said to be flocking to Greece’s solar sector, project developers are struggling with headwinds in the form of grid access challenges and local resistance to new renewables plants. Jules Scully looks at how these hurdles are affecting PV deployment in the country.
April 29, 2021
French utility Engie has doubled its renewables deployment targets in Chile as part of plans to end its coal-fired generation activities in the country by 2025.
April 6, 2021
Japanese power company J-Power is to convert a retired coal plant in the US into a 240MW solar-plus-storage facility through its local subsidiary.
October 7, 2020
India will replace retiring coal power facilities with renewables as it looks to meet ambitious green energy targets and slash its carbon footprint.
September 30, 2020
Texas-based Vistra will develop nearly 1GW of solar and storage projects in the next two years as the utility plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
December 16, 2019
Energy firm takes the floor at closing COP25 summit to announce plans for 1.7GW-plus ‘megaproject’ in Teruel, featuring PV (1.5GW), wind (139MW) and storage (160MW).

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Solar Media Events
February 28, 2024
Seattle, USA
Solar Media Events, Industry Events
March 12, 2024
Frankfurt, Germany
Upcoming Webinars
March 13, 2024
9am EDT / 1pm GMT / 2pm CET
Solar Media Events
March 19, 2024
Texas, USA