Dong's farewell to coal is far from unique

Dong Energy is far from alone and not the first company to herald an exit from coal-fired power plants. Austria, France, and the UK are close to leaving coal behind, and several US states have already kicked coal out.
Photo: ritzau/Arkiv/Niels Hougaard
Photo: ritzau/Arkiv/Niels Hougaard

In 2023 at the latest, Dong's power plants will be finished firing coal. This announcement came as part of the Dong annual report for 2016, and it arrives after several years of intense work at Denmark's Dong Energy transitioning the company's Danish power plants from coal to biomass.

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