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26 Out of 28 Countries Agree


European Union electricity utilities in every country except Poland and Greece made the surprise announcement Wednesday they won’t build any new coal-fired power plants after 2020, POLITICO Europe’s Anca Gurzu reports. That includes Germany, which gets around 40 percent of its power from coal. “While it could go further, especially to support the phase out of the most polluting electricity generation, it shows momentum which inevitably will catch up with countries which are still planning new coal-fired power plants, such as Greece and Poland,” Gerard Wynn, energy finance consultant at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, said.

26 Out of 28 Countries Agree

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