World's largest coal port to be powered by renewable energy

The world's largest coal port, the Port of Newcastle in Australia, will exclusively be powered by renewable energy by 2040. The harbor reportedly sees no other choice but to decarbonize the entire business.

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The world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia, aims to be powered exclusively by renewable energy.

The announcement comes as part of a plan to decarbonize the business, with the port finding that they "don’t really have a choice," writes The Guardian.

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