Close inefficient coal by 2030 for net zero, shows IEA

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.

Coal power plants: Aluminium’s dirty little secret

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.

Electricity in Transition

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.

Tracking the European Union Emissions Trading System carbon market price day-by-day. All prices in Euros.

One EUA gives the holder the right to emit one tonne of carbon dioxide, or the equivalent amount of two more powerful greenhouse gases, nitrous oxide (N2O) and perfluorocarbons (PFCs).

Closing ECX EUA Futures prices, Continuous Contract #1. Non-adjusted Euro price based on spot-month continuous contract calculations. Raw data from ICE via Quandl.