January 30, 2019
French government studies the possibility of converting coal power plants to wood pellets
The government of France recently announced it is working in conjunction with Électricité de France (EDF), a French electric utility, to study the possibility of converting the 1,200 MW Cordemais power plant from coal to biomass. The French Ministry of the Ecological and Solidary Transition made the announcement Jan. 23. According to information released by the ministry, France intends to cease electricity production from coal power plants by 2022 as part of its effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and respond to global warming. Converting the Cordemais power station to biomass ...
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