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Slovakia leaps ahead: Going coal-free by mid-2024

Slovakia is on track to become coal-free by mid-2024, six years ahead of schedule.

The country recently shut down its last coal-fired power plant, marking a significant shift towards cleaner energy sources like nuclear and renewables.

This move will eliminate direct CO2 emissions from electricity generation starting June 2024.

Slovakia joins a growing list of nations, including Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and Portugal, in going coal-free.

The Vojany power station, operational since 1966, has ceased coal production this week and will close entirely by June.

Slovenské elektrárne, the plant’s owner, plans to repurpose it for …

Source video: Energy Tracker Asia on YouTube

Source image: MonikaP / Pixabay


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