nuclear energy Tag

The UK has gone a full week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since 1882, in a landmark moment which follows the government’s recent pledge to phase out coal-fired electricity by 2025. The last coal generator came off the system on May...

On Friday December 21st Germany will close its last black coal mine, marking the end of two centuries of coal mining history in the Ruhr region. The Prosper-Haniel colliery, near the Western town of Bottrop, will be formally closed after the final shift is completed by...

Voters in Switzerland have supported the government’s plan to provide billions of dollars of subsidies for renewable energy and ban new power plants, in a recent binding referendum. Support for the proposed national energy plan stood at around 58.2% under the Swiss system of direct democracy,...