HAMBACH, DEUTSCHLAND5. NOVEMBER 2017QUELLE: AFPTV1. Totale mine de charbon et usines en arrière plan 2. Halbnahe structure en acier ROMMERSKIRCHEN, NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN, DEUTSCHLAND24. FEBRUAR 2014QUELLE: AFP3. Foto The power plant 'Neurath' run by coal from the brown coal open cast mine Garzweiler is pictured on October 24, 2014 in Rommerskirchen, western Germany. The power plant is operated by German energy giant RWE. BOXBERG, SACHSEN, DEUTSCHLAND20. NOVEMBER 2007QUELLE: AFP4. Foto View taken 20 November 2007 of the Boxberg lignite-fired power plant spewing smoke into the evening sky. The plant is run by Swedish energy giant Vattenfall. BOXBERG, SACHSEN, DEUTSCHLAND14. JANUAR 2011QUELLE: AFP5. Foto View of the Boxberg lignite-fired power station close to the Nochten open pit lignite (brown coal) mine taken on January 14, 2011. The plant is run by Swedish energy giant Vattenfall. GELSENKIRCHEN, NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN, DEUTSCHLAND16. JANUAR 2012QUELLE: AFP6. Foto Cooling towers of the coal-fired power plant of Scholven in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany, are pictured on January 16, 2012. According to its operator E.ON, the company's largest power plant has a total net output of 2200 megawatts and is one of the largest hard-coal fired power plants in Europe.