German power emissions slide 18% in 2019 as CO2 price hits lignite -report

Published 18:23 on January 7, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:23 on January 7, 2020  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

German power sector emissions fell 18.1% in 2019 as higher EU carbon prices helped make hard coal- and lignite-based generation unprofitable, though slowing renewables investment risks slowing the pace of decarbonisation, according to a report released Tuesday.

German power sector emissions fell 18.1% in 2019 as higher EU carbon prices helped make hard coal- and lignite-based generation unprofitable, though slowing renewables investment risks slowing the pace of decarbonisation, according to a report released Tuesday.

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