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Beyond Coal Exit: Structural change in Korea and Germany

Phasing out coal power is paramount to limiting global warming to 1.5°C, as outlined in the Paris Agreement. Germany will end its coal power generation by 2030 in the Rhenish district and by 2038 at the latest in Lausitz region. Korea plans to phase out its coal power generation by 2050.

The workshop will provide insights into the coal transition plans of both countries and shed light on achieving a just transition and repurposing old coal plants.

The event is jointly organised by the AHK Korea (Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry), the Korean Energy Economics Institute (KEEI), and adelphi on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) and the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE).

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