Germany to Add Most Coal-Fired Plants in Two Decades, IWR Says

Germany to Add Most Coal-Fired Plants in Two Decades, IWR Says

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Brown coal is dumped onto a conveyor belt at Vattenfall AB's Jaenschwalde open coal mine in Cottbus, Germany. New German coal plants with about 5,300 megawatts of capacity will start generating power in 2013.