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Coal-fired power fleet in US to halve by 2050, EIA projects – EQ Mag

The capacity of coal-fired power plants in the United States by 2050 will decline by more than half from 2022 levels, as environmental regulations raise costs and new plants powered by natural gas and renewable energy displace the aging fleet, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Thursday. The Biden administration unveiled a sweeping […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

South Africa Miners Back Gradual Move Away From Coal-Fired Power – EQ Mag Pro

South Africa’s mining industry has given its backing to moving the continent’s most developed economy away from coal but said it must be done gradually and responsibly. In a presentation to the country’s Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission late last week the main body representing the industry said that 60% of the country’s $302 billion […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

The Real Solar-Panel Price Crisis Hasn’t Begun Yet

Averting climate change could turn on whether the industry can become less dependent on Xinjiang and still keep up supply of a vital raw material. One of the longest-running deflationary trends is grinding to a halt. The consequences could have profound effects on the global ability to avert climate change. The slumping cost of semiconductor […]

Renewables growth rate insufficient to meet 2030 target, Irena says – EQ

Oil-rich UAE turning to coal-fired power

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates : A new wonder is rising in the southern desert of Dubai against the backdrop of Persian Gulf beaches, but it’s not another skyscraper to grace the futuristic sheikhdom. Instead, it’s one of mankind’s oldest power sources gaining its own space on the oil-rich Arabian Peninsula — a coal-fired power plant. […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

OPINION: Coal-fired power is losing ‘unfair fight’ in India to renewables

If there was one major theme at this week’s annual industry gathering, Coaltrans India, held in the resort state of Goa, it was that the domestic coal sector is under siege, and probably faces a future of limited growth and eventual disbandment BAMBOLIN, Goa, India: Coal-fired power in India is being increasingly priced out of […]

Renewables growth rate insufficient to meet 2030 target, Irena says – EQ