ANALYSIS: Fundamentals favour coal to drive EU power sector emissions above pre-pandemic levels

Published 17:57 on July 6, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:12 on July 6, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Attractive margins, tight hydro supply, and weak nuclear output, sent European coal generation soaring over H1 2022, driving EU ETS power sector emissions 7% higher year-on-year, with analysts expecting full-year totals to surpass pre-pandemic levels as fundamentals favour burning the black stuff.

Attractive margins, tight hydro supply, and weak nuclear output, sent European coal generation soaring over H1 2022, driving EU ETS power sector emissions 7% higher year-on-year, with analysts expecting full-year totals to surpass pre-pandemic levels as fundamentals favour burning the black stuff.

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