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China Adds Wave Of New Coal Fired Power Plants

Nov 21, 2019 at 13:22 | ZeroHedge

In recent months, eco-activist Greta Thunberg who has become synonymous with the global climate change movement has made consistent appeals at the developed world, demanding an end to its evil,…

The $22 Trillion Market Keeping Coal Afloat

Nov 11, 2019 at 12:19 | Vanand Meliksetian

The global economy has been going through a remarkable period of growth especially due to China’s open-door policy since the late seventies. Also, other major Asian economies have contributed to…

Europe Is Still Addicted To Coal

Sep 27, 2019 at 17:07 | ZeroHedge

The end of the age of fossil fuels is not yet in sight in Europe. As Statista's Martin Armstrong illustrates in the following infographic, there are still a number of countries that…

Coal Is Fueling China’s Data Center Boom

Sep 13, 2019 at 16:23 | Haley Zaremba

China’s data center sector is heating up. “The rapidly growing market is largely driven by data-intensive industries such as cloud computing, an industry that the government has marked for rapid…

Coal’s Long Goodbye

Jul 12, 2019 at 17:29 | Vanand Meliksetian

King Coal’s reign has been long and relentless. The world’s most important source of energy was essential during the industrial revolution for the modernization of agrarian societies. However, the negative…

Despite A Boost In Demand, Coal Demand Remains Well Under Its Peak

Jul 05, 2019 at 17:01 | Robert Rapier

This article is the third in a series on BP’s recently-released Statistical Review of World Energy 2019. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy…

The World’s Last Coal Plant Will Be Constructed Soon

May 17, 2019 at 16:46 | Irina Slav

In its latest energy investment report, the International Energy Agency said energy companies continued investing in coal as demand for electricity continued growing fast and renewable and nuclear capacity…

Cloud Peak On Brink Of Collapse After Bad Coal Bet

Mar 19, 2019 at 13:18 | ZeroHedge

Cloud Peak Energy made a bet a little more than a decade ago that the U.S. power sector was still going to see coal as indispensable. That failed bet has now…

India’s Coal Paradox

Jan 04, 2019 at 13:45 | Metal Miner

Few would have predicted this five years ago, but India is facing a real dilemma. It is exacerbated by the country’s predilection for subsidies and set against the backdrop of…

Investors Are Turning Their Back On Coal

Dec 24, 2018 at 10:22 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The net zero carbon emissions movement has finally entered the mainstream for investment professionals. Despite a U.S, delegation declaring its intention to burn more fossil fuels at an environmental conference…

Trump Administration Makes It Easier To Build Coal Plants

Dec 07, 2018 at 16:15 | MINING.com

The Trump administration is rolling back Obama-era rules on climate change regulation limiting carbon dioxide emissions from coal power plants in the United States, making it easier to build new ones.…

White House Doubles Down On Coal Despite New Climate Report

Nov 26, 2018 at 15:48 | Tim Daiss

President Trump has spent much of the first two years of his presidency at odds with environmentalists over numerous issues, but now that disagreement also includes the federal government. On…

Coal To Liquid Fuel Could Become Much Cheaper

Oct 26, 2018 at 17:19 | Brian Westenhaus

Eindhoven University of Technology researchers have developed iron-based catalysts that substantially reduce operating costs and open the door to capturing the large amounts of CO2 that are generated for…

White House Shelves Coal Industry Incentives Plan

Oct 16, 2018 at 10:50 | Irina Slav

President Trump has reportedly cancelled a plan proposed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to provide financial support for troubled coal-fired power plant operators, Politico says, quoting four unnamed sources…

Hurricane Florence Could Send Coal Prices Soaring

Sep 14, 2018 at 14:15 | MINING.com

As Hurricane Florence — a monster Category 2 storm — takes aim at southeastern United States, one of the country’s most important coal export hubs has halted operations due to looming…

Why Can’t Japan Kick Coal And Nuclear?

Sep 14, 2018 at 14:00 | Haley Zaremba

Earlier this year we reported on a startling anomaly in the global energy market that even the experts couldn’t have predicted. Just one nation, alone against the greening tides,…

India’s Coal Reliance Deepens

Aug 24, 2018 at 16:37 | Metal Miner

When it comes to coal, India’s litany of woes continues. Despite high prices in international markets, imports continue to rise — and there’s no letting up on that front. After…

Turkey’s Tariff Hike On U.S. Coal Imports Could Backfire

Aug 17, 2018 at 16:40 | MINING.com

Turkey's move to hike tariffs on US imports this week threatens the country’s coal supply since a weakened lira will likely make the commodity a very expensive one, even as…

Is This The Next Coal Megaproject?

Jul 24, 2018 at 12:33 | Viktor Katona

Some 80km from the Chinese border, the tiny Russian village of Yerkovtsy might provide the setting for a new Russo-Chinese megaproject. The 38 BCm/year Power of Siberia (and its potential…

Thermal Coal Prices Are Soaring

Jul 06, 2018 at 14:21 | MINING.com

Benchmark seaborne thermal coal prices jumped to $120.10 per tonne on Thursday, its highest level since November 2012, thanks to tight supply in key Asian export regions. Measured from lows…

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