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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12470

21 April 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 26 / 34
NEWS BRIEFS / Energy
Austria officially closes its last coal-fired power station
20/04/2020 (Agence Europe)

20/04/2020 (Agence Europe)Austria's last coal-fired power station, located in the town of Mellach, was officially decommissioned on Friday 17 April, making Austria the second country in the European Union, along with Belgium, to stop using coal to generate electricity. “Closing the last coal-fired power plant is a historic step: Austria is therefore finally eliminating coal-fired power generation and taking a step further towards fossil fuel phase-out”, said Austrian Minister for...

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