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Coal supply resumes, two private power plants to restart operations

Private plants faced coal shortage after freight trains were suspended by the central government over the stalemate with protesting farmers’ unions on resumption of passenger trains

read more... 25/11/2020


China nearly halves Oct coal imports as it nears informal quota

The country imported a total of 253.16 million tonnes between January and October, not far from the 299.67 million tonnes of coal it imported in 2019

read more... 09/11/2020


Japan set to target zero emissions by 2050 in policy shift

The new target will be announced by Suga when he makes his first address to parliament on Monday, after taking office last month, the Nikkei reported last week

read more... 26/10/2020


Mitsui & Co to sell all stakes in coal-fired power plants by 2030: CEO

We still own stakes in coal-fired plants in Indonesia, China, Malaysia and Morocco, but our goal is to make it zero by 2030," Mitsui CEO Tatsuo Yasunaga said in an interview on Friday

read more... 12/10/2020


India may close its dirtiest coal plants as green focus grows

The plan under consideration by the power ministry would cap plants’ so-called heat rate, which is a measure of how much coal energy is needed to produce each unit of electricity, according to people with knowledge of the issue

read more... 07/10/2020