RWE npower demonstration
January 27, 2017

Activists from Reclaim the Power descended on RWE npower’s Swindon offices on Monday 23rd January, as part of an on-going campaign by Reclaim the Power, Coal Action Network and Bristol Rising Tide, against Aberthaw power station. Banners reading, “RWE kills,” “End Coal Now,” “Aberhaw is choking us” and “Close Aberthaw” perfectly articulated why we were […]

RWE – Land or Coal?
December 6, 2016

Brilliant new comic about coal mining and energy in Germany. RWE who own Aberthaw in South Wales also own three enormous opencast mines in the Rhineland. At present activists are fighting for every tree in the Hambacher forest as RWE tries to clear the whole area by March 2017. Hambacher Forest activists have a frequently […]

The last couple of weeks in Germany have been full of inspiring direct action against RWE coal mines and the power stations they supply. Highlights include: A 19 hour blockade of the train lines supplying coal from the mines to the power stations 1,000 activists entered and stopped work on at least four of the […]

April 16, 2015

Anti-coal activists have used a tripod to block the private railway between enormous brown coal mine in the Hambacher forest and the RWE power station it supplies. The line was blocked by activists for eight hours, earlier this week, causing disruption on the private railway only used to transport coal. A second group of blockaders […]