Tag: Chile

Chile’s Endesa says no new coal

Chile’s Diario Financiero newspaper reported on 27th July that one of Chile’s largest generators, Endesa, will no longer build coal plants in Chile and has abandoned the controversial Punta Alcalde coal project.

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CoalWire 66, 5th December 2014

This week the German Government has announced coal plants will be required to close, Greenpeace have released a major report on pollution from coal mines in South Kalimantan in Indonesia, a Turkish administrative court has rejected environmental assessment reports for a proposed US$2 billion coal power station and the largest Norwegian pension fund manager has announced it is dropping its investments in 27 coal company stocks.

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Chile’s Punta Alcalde coal plant postponed

Communities fighting the Punta Alcalde coal plant in Chile's northern Atacama region continue to fight for the project's permanent cancelation after parent company Enel announced that it was postponing the project due to a lack of demand for its electricity.

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