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Govt official worried TEŠ will be forced to close as early as 2024

Ljubljana, 6 May - Hinko Šolinc, a government official in charge of energy, is worried that due CO2 emission coupon prices will force the closure of Slovenia's coal-fired power station TEŠ much earlier than the currently planned date in the early 2030s, perhaps as early as 2024 or under an optimistic scenario, in 2029.

Ljubljana
The director general of the energy directorate at the Infrastructure Ministry, Hinko Šolinc.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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Šoštanj
TEŠ, the Šoštanj coal-fired power station, in the Savinja-Šalek region.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA
File photo

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