According to the US EIA, several southern US states have increased their electricity generation from biomass – as biomass is among the more readily available renewable energy resources in the region.
Power - 26 May 2016
According to the US Energy Information Administration, Germany’s renewables electricity generation has grown in 2015, but coal is still dominant.
According to the US EIA, trends in CO2 emissions from electricity generation through 2040 depend significantly on whether or not the Clean Power Plan is implemented.
A proposed bill regulating coal ash disposal sites in North Carolina has been welcomed by Duke Energy but criticised by others as “bailing out” the utility.
State fire fighters attended a small fire in a raw coal bunker at the Hazelwood lignite mine in Victoria.
Engie’s Hazelwood power plant and lignite mine in Victoria might be closed or sold, according to CEO.