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Europe’s Low Carbon Goals Dealt a Blow as Clean Coal Plant Goes into Administration

Europe’s Low Carbon Goals Dealt a Blow as Clean Coal Plant Goes into Administration

Dec 10, 2010 at 16:27 | Professor Chris Rhodes

The "Powerfuel" company that owns Hatfield Colliery in Yorkshire has entered administration due to lack of investment. The intention was to improve the mine and develop a "clean coal" power…

Some Economics of the Great Coal Game

Some Economics of the Great Coal Game

Dec 07, 2010 at 09:01 | Ferdinand E. Banks

Several years ago I politely asked every student in my course on oil and gas economics at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) to  master some important materials dealing with…

India And China Vie For Coal Supply

India And China Vie For Coal Supply

Dec 03, 2010 at 10:38 | Dave Forest

India's coal-fired power sector is in trouble. As of yesterday, 30% of Indian coal-fueled plants were at "critical" levels of coal stockpiles. And now India isn't the only major coal…

Despite Recent Reports Peak Coal is a Long Way Off

Despite Recent Reports Peak Coal is a Long Way Off

Nov 27, 2010 at 11:31 | The Oil Drum

There has been a growing trend toward predicting an imminent peak to the production of coal. Just this last week Nature carried an article that précised Richard Heinberg’s recent book…

Coal Mining and the Highwall Method

Coal Mining and the Highwall Method

Nov 26, 2010 at 09:06 | The Oil Drum

There is an aspect of coal mining that gets relatively little attention, even though it is growing in popularity, It is with this method that I will conclude this series…

Another Reason to Keep Watching Asian Coal

Another Reason to Keep Watching Asian Coal

Nov 12, 2010 at 11:31 | Dave Forest

I've been saying for awhile that Asian coal is the place to be. Yet another indicator this week. Thai energy major PTT announced a deal yesterday to buy Australia's Straits…

DOE Commits $1 Billion to CCS Project

DOE Commits $1 Billion to CCS Project

Oct 01, 2010 at 08:50 | Green energy Reporter

The Obama administration believes carbon capture works. How else to explain yesterday’s news that the Department of Energy would commit $1 billion to support the FutureGen Carbon Capture and Storage…

Coal Fired CCS Projects Facing Funding Challenges

Coal Fired CCS Projects Facing Funding Challenges

Sep 26, 2010 at 10:13 | Graham Cooper

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) faces formidable funding challenges, according to a recent survey of private sector capital providers. “Across Europe, there is likely to be private sector finance for…

The Rush for Coal: Are Price Increases Coming

The Rush for Coal: Are Price Increases Coming

Sep 24, 2010 at 08:12 | Dave Forest

I've been talking a lot about coal lately. Specifically, how India's need for thermal coal imports is going to tighten this market, both in terms of prices, and bids for…

Is Coal the New Black Gold?

Is Coal the New Black Gold?

Sep 21, 2010 at 08:54 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

After the halting and starting three week rally we have seen in stocks, I would be negligent to recommend equity plays here. But there is one sector you should add…

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