The dirtiest plants of the dirtiest fuel must be the first to phase-out, shows the IEA's World Energy Outlook 2020 that was published today.
Five new graphics show how the aluminium industry consumed 6% of all global coal-fired electricity in 2019 and is actually becoming more reliant on coal.
A round-up of some of the headline stories from the last month, telling the story of the electricity sector in transition from coal to clean.
We look at August electricity data in Europe, finding that European coal generation has reached its highest level since March, as EU electricity demand roars back.
Analysis reveals that the EU countries set to receive most of the Just Transition Fund plan to stick with coal – or swap it for fossil gas.
Wind and solar reached a record-high market share of 10% of global electricity in the first half of 2020, finds Ember's half-year analysis of the global electricity transition.
Fossil fuels squeezed on two fronts in 2020: by rising wind and solar generation and falling demand due to COVID-19, finds half-year analysis by Ember.
Ember's new briefing compares the wind and solar industries in different regions of the world, and shows why wind and solar are ready for the big time.
The UK government’s post-Brexit ambition for a net zero carbon market could be world-leading - but current plans repeat many of the mistakes of the EUETS
A new report from Ember reveals the cost of burning wood for power, with UK energy billpayers committed to subsidies of more than £13 billion.
Brexit has frozen UK participation in the ETS - we estimate that the UK government will forgo at least €1.3 billion in auction revenue this year
A new briefing focused on the Polish coal companies making Poland and Europe sick