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Inside The Audacious Plan To Use 10,000 Nuclear Microreactors To Wean The World Off Coal

Inside The Audacious Plan To Use 10,000 Nuclear Microreactors To Wean The World Off Coal. Bret Kugelmass of Last Energy, with the cut-away reactor ...

Japan's Idemitsu Kosan to sell Australia coal mine to Thungela for $240 mln | Reuters

Japan's Idemitsu Kosan Co has agreed to sell its 85% stake in the Ensham coal mine in Australia to a Thungela Resources subsidiary, Sungela Pty, ...

'The Coal Is Still in the Ground': How German Activists Are Resisting a Fossil Fuel Takeover
The Progressive

Lützerath sits at the edge of an open-pit coal mine owned by German multinational energy company RWE. For years now, RWE has been itching to mine ...

World Coal Association calls for practicality amid energy uncertainty - ESI Africa
ESI Africa

Speaking at the Southern African Coal Conference, WCA Chairman July Ndlovu said there has never been a more poignant time to speak about coal and its ...

Lawmakers try again to cut ties with banks that divest from coal, study says it could be costly

Hallador Energy CEO Brent Bilsland said ESGs have hurt the Indiana coal company financially. He said less than a decade ago, they raised $500 million ...

Xcel Energy to deploy 100-hour batteries at retiring coal plants - Renewables Now
Renewables Now

US utility Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) will install two 10-MW/1000-MWh multi-day energy storage systems at two of its retiring coal plants, ...

Kentucky Coal Tax Break Is Unconstitutional, Sixth Circuit Rules - Bloomberg Law News
Bloomberg Law News

A Kentucky regulatory scheme making state coal more competitive by providing utilities with a severance tax discount discriminates against ...

Coal Fact for the Day: Manufacturing Megawatts in Marshall County - Lootpress

With two coal fired units cranking out 5 million megawatt hours of steady and stable electric power annually, the 1,600 MW Mitchell Power Plant in ...

Europe's coal burn drops 16% in January – DBX - Montel

(Montel) Europe's coal-fired generation levels declined 16% in January as relatively mild winter weather eroded demand, dry bulk data provider DBX ...

Carbon capture and storage market size to increase by USD 104.5 million tons - Yahoo Finance
Yahoo Finance

According to Technavio, the carbon capture and storage market will witness a YOY growth of 21.52% between 2022 and 2023.

China imports Australian coal for first time in over two years - Daily Mail
Daily Mail

Breakthrough as China prepares to take Australia's first official shipment of coal in more than two years. By David Southwell For Daily Mail Australia ...

Coal exports crash ahead of NSW reservation - AFR

A shortage of Australian coal is getting worse with Newcastle export volumes slumping by close to 30pc in January, exacerbating the decade-low ...

Bangladesh asks Adani Power for lower import price for coal - Reuters

Bangladesh has sent a letter to Adani Power Ltd to negotiate a lower import price for coal under a power purchase agreement, the state minister ...

No power supply disruption due to high demand; will not hesitate to import coal: RK Singh
The Economic Times

He explained that blending (of imported coal) has been happening earlier and so he has no hesitation at all in blending. Desperate for coal, India's ...

China resumes Australian coal imports: reports - AFR

Australian coal miners said in December they were confident Beijing was preparing to lift the ban. Bloomberg. The website's report said one vessel ...

Floyd coal company, mine official plead guilty in federal case - Appalachian News-Express
Appalachian News-Express

... false statements and representations in its sampling data electronically submitted to the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration.

Coal industry can innovate to contribute to energy transition | SAnews
South African Government News Agency

Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister, Dr Nobuhle Nkabane, has called on the coal industry to find innovative ways for coal to contribute ...

Wyoming coal-fired power plant defies the odds of energy costs in the U.S. - Buckrail

— A coal-fired plant near Gillette, Wyoming stands alone in the nation on one measure of economic viability—a positive distinction for that plant, but ...

System operator predicts Bluewaters, Australia's newest coal-fired power plant will close by 2029

WA's only privately owned coal-fired power station to close "before 2030" under plans that would bring the curtain down on the fuel's use in the ...

India's coal production rises 13 pc in January - ET EnergyWorld
ET EnergyWorld

Coal Production: As per provisional data of the coal ministry, Coal India Ltd (CIL) registered a production growth of 11.44 per cent in January, ...

Sri Lankan coal company requests over 12 million USD amid power cuts fear
Macau Business

International, MNA | The Lanka Coal Company, incorporated to procure and supply coal for coal-fired thermal plants of Sri Lanka, ...


But at non-union companies like Black Diamond, workers have no such protection. “While I am glad to see that the U.S. Mine Safety and Health ...

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