Ukraine, phase out coal by 2035, the Ministry of Energy said today.
2035 is not the final coal phase-out date for the Ukrainian state-owned power plants, as was previously announced.
The decision is unprecedented and should help Ukraine to get rid of some of the most polluting coal power facilities in Europe.
The government has supported a just transition of coal regions by 2030. What does it mean and what’s next?
The government approved the Concept of the State Target Program for the Just Transition of Coal Regions until 2030.
Among the EU countries, Romania and Poland suffer the most from emissions from Ukrainian coal-fired power plants.
Emissions of toxic substances from Ukrainian coal power plants in 2019 likely have killed 1315 people in the EU and twice as much in Ukraine – new study
Toxic emissions from Ukrainian coal-fired power plants are likely to have killed 2,690 people.
During the hackathon, we got acquainted with 13 inspiring local initiatives from Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
This study explores how this window of opportunity could be used to phase out coal in Ukraine and transition to a cleaner power.
What environmental challenges did Ukrainian coal towns talk about at the Annual Meeting of the Initiative for coal regions in transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine
As of 2021 there are 9 towns in the Platform.
Cooperation of coal regions and local development – the main takeaways from the mining towns’ visit to Lviv region
The trip’s main objective was the exchange of best practices of local development etc.