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Australia forecasts drop in coal output under pressure from Chinese curbs

China is the second-biggest buyer of Australia's thermal coal burned in power plants and metallurgical coal used to make steel

read more... 21/12/2020


China Must Close Coal Power Plants By 2045 To Meet Climate Goal

China must shut down by 2045 at the latest all coal power plants operating without carbon capture if Beijing is to meet its goal to become “carbon neutral” by 2060, researchers said on Thursday.

read more... 11/12/2020


Czechs eyes coal phase-out by 2038

The Czech coal commission recommended to phase out coal by 2038. Environmental groups, who fought for 2033, were outvoted and walked out of the commission in protest.

read more... 08/12/2020


India's coal import drops 19 per cent to 117 million tonnes during April-October this fiscal

India had imported 143.63 MT of coal during the corresponding period of FY 2019-20, according to a provisional compilation by mjunction services, based on monitoring of vessels' positions and data received from shipping companies.

read more... 07/12/2020


RWE, Steag, Uniper, Vattenfall win coal closure deals

German utilities RWE, Steag, Uniper and Swedish utility Vattenfall will close some of their coal-fired plants, with a combined capacity of 4.4GW, after being successful in the first German tender for the closures of such facilities.

read more... 02/12/2020