Which European countries use coal?

Which country in Europe uses the most coal?

Germany represented 44 % of the total brown coal consumption of the EU in 2019, followed by Poland (19 %), Czechia (12 %), Bulgaria (9 %) and Romania and Greece (both 6 %).

Does Europe use coal power?

The EU has over 300 power plants (as of July 2016) with 738 separate generating units. These are not evenly distributed across the individual member states and those most reliant on coal are Poland, Germany, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Romania.

What countries consume coal?

Coal Consumption by Country

# Country Yearly Coal Consumption (MMcf)
1 China 4,319,921,826,000
2 India 966,288,692,600
3 United States 731,071,000,000
4 Germany 257,488,592,900

Is Germany phasing coal?

Germany will phase-out coal-fired power generation by 2038 at the latest, and, if possible, by 2035. The first lignite-fired power plants were shut down 2020, and the first tender process for closing down hard coal power plants were held.

Who is the biggest exporter of coal?

Searchable List of All Coal Exporting Countries in 2020

Rank Exporter 2019-20
1. Australia -26.3%
2. Indonesia -23.3%
3. Russia -22.5%
4. United States -37.9%

What country has the best coal?

China is the global leader in coal production by an incredible margin, producing 3,474 metric tonnes (mt) in 2018, rising by 2.9% for the second year running but down from its peak of 3,749mt in 2013. This is despite the countries public pledges to the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015.

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