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Coal India sees fastest growth in output, sales for six years in Sept

State-run Coal India accounts for over 80 per cent of the country's production and is the world's largest coal miner by output

read more... 02/10/2020


EU sees red over China’s polluting coal plants in Southeast Europe

Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) have been investing in coal plants, heavy industries in Southeast Europe at a time when Chinese President Xi Jingping promised during a recent speech to the UN Assembly that China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060.

read more... 30/09/2020


Siemens Energy mulls plan for exiting coal activities

Siemens Energy is working on plans to exit technologies tied to coal-fired power stations, Siemens Chief Executive Joe Kaeser told Welt am Sonntag.

read more... 28/09/2020


Greece’s target of phasing out coal by 2028 is ‘highly optimistic’

Greece apportioned €5bn ($5.9bn) to phase-out the use of coal by 80% by 2023, to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint. These are highly optimistic targets, particularly considering the fact that back in 2015 coal-based generation formed 41.6% of the generation mix. In 2019 this reduced to 27.9%, which, by 2030, if not entirely staged out, is predicted to have a small share of less than 10%.

read more... 25/09/2020


UK Government sinks plan for new coal mine in England

The Government of UK has refused to allow an open cast coal mine being developed in northeastern England.

read more... 15/09/2020