Coal

There’s actually a way for Trump to help coal and still help the climate

There’s actually a way for Trump to help coal and still help the climate

Via The Washington Post Environmentalists are terrified of a Trump presidency. So are climate campaigners. But some observers say Trump’s peculiar campaign promises — and in particular, his pledge to help rescue the ailing coal industry — could, ironically, help to deliver one of the key missing pieces that researchers say […]

Coal to surpass gas as the most common electricity generation fuel this winter

Coal to surpass gas as the most common electricity generation fuel this winter

Coal is set to surpass natural gas as the primary fuel for electricity generation this winter, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Since April 2015 natural gas has consistently been the primary fuel for electricity generation – indeed for the first six months of 2016 natural gas supplied 36% […]

Coal and gas to underpin rising global demand for power

Coal and gas to underpin rising global demand for power

Coal and gas will continue to dominate global energy supply over the next two decades and beyond, the International Energy Agency has said.  Declaring the era of coal and gas ‘far from over’, the 2016 edition of the World Energy Outlook, published today, said the fuels will still be producing […]

Oil rich UAE invests in clean coal

Oil rich UAE invests in clean coal

The Dubai Electric and Water Authority (DEWA) has released plans for the Hassyan Clean Coal plant, the UAE's flagship energy diversification project due to come online in 2020. Posted by The Energy Advocate on Tuesday, 15 November 2016 The United Arab Emirates will use high-grade Australian and Indonesian coal in […]

Energy Reality: World’s four biggest economies commit to coal

Energy Reality: World’s four biggest economies commit to coal

Coal was today heralded as the ‘spectacular turnaround story of 2016’, by a Morgan Stanley analyst. The Wall Street Journal said: ‘Coal Prices on Fire’. Commentators, who have long predicted the demise of coal, have been quick to credit the resurgence to Donald Trump’s victory. But is this really true? […]

BNEF Summit 2016: Asian demand for coal grows

BNEF Summit 2016: Asian demand for coal grows

World-leading energy expert and Founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), Michael Liebreich has told BNEF’s conference in Shanghai that Asia’s demand for coal will continue to grow well into the future. BNEF Founder Michael Liebreich addresses Shanghai Summit. Photo credit: @LiebreichAssoc, 2 November 2015   He also pointed to […]