Coal Has no Real Future in Southeast Europe

A staff worker walks at the newly opened thermal power plant AES at Galabovo, 270 km from Sofia, Bulgaria, 2011. Photo: EPA/VASSIL DONEV
Governments may be looking the other way, but rising carbon prices and stricter EU regulations are sounding the death knell for the region’s lignite fired power plants.

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