Tagged With Coal
China: Enter the smokeless dragon
25 September 2018
Part of China’s blue-sky strategy is the switch from coal to natural gas—with an unexpected impact on the global LNG market
Continental contrasts
9 August 2018
Oil and gas production in North America is continuing its rising trend. Mexico's prospects are looking up, while Venezuela's hydrocarbon sector is collapsing
Europe waits on Germany
29 May 2018
Despite being a leader in renewables, the country can't kick its coal habit
Ramaphosa reboots South Africa's renewables programme
14 March 2018
New renewable energy deals point to a fundamental shift in South Africa's energy investment priorities
Greens take root
2 February 2018
The momentum towards climate-change action is building, in defiance of White House policies
The world warmed
25 January 2018
White House hostility harmed, but didn't destroy, the international fight against climate change
Trump's fight for coal
18 December 2017
A proposed grid resiliency rule would subsidise coal plants, at the cost of gas and renewables
Germany's pick and mix
12 December 2017
The country’s political parties are vying to see what aspects of their various energy policies they can squeeze into a coalition package
Perry stirs gas versus coal fight
25 October 2017
US energy secretary's subsidy plan gets a roasting
Europe's black and green stuff
4 September 2017
Europe's energy supply mix is changing again. It won’t be good news for the climate targets
Renewables: India's magic pill for energy demand?
24 August 2017
India may not meet all its ambitious clean energy targets, but renewables will play a vital role, alongside hydrocarbons, to help meet the country's burgeoning electricity consumption
China—the green dragon
8 August 2017
Coal is on its way out as Beijing oversees a shift towards clean energy
Greening China's power sector
9 May 2017
The country has shut down domestic output but a shift to cleaner fuels will be a slow one. And its coal import needs are showing no signs of abating
Reaching net-zero carbon
13 March 2017
Are renewables up to the task set by the Paris Agreement?
The China coal-to-gas effect
15 November 2016
The country's policy to cut coal production capacity has sent prices around the globe soaring. It’s good news for Europe's decarbonising efforts
UK to close coal power stations by 2025 says energy minister
18 November 2015
The UK Conservative government is to consult on phasing out coal completely by 2025 – but only if new gas capacity is advancing fast enough
Gas overtakes coal in the US power sector
22 July 2015
EIA has released figures showing a major victory for natural gas producers
GLNG pipeline sale mooted
16 December 2014
Santos could be looking to selloff its Gladstone liquefied natural gas (GLNG) pipeline as the company comes under increasing financial pressure
Cluff eyes UK's first deep offshore UCG project
12 November 2014
The company has revealed plans for an offshore underground coal gasification project with 335m tonnes of coal in the licence area
Demand favours low cost transportation from Marcellus
21 August 2014
Low natural gas prices mean the most viable plays remain those close to market
China puts brakes on some coal-to-gas projects
23 July 2014
Dozens of new coal-to-gas projects have been proposed across the country, but the government wants to prevent inefficiencies and overcapacity
Coal-bed methane: Australia’s most important unconventional gas
8 July 2014
The potential of Australia’s coal-bed methane reserves will soon be realised and it could be home to one of the most prospective shale plays outside North America
Queensland to start operating CBM-to-LNG facilities
8 July 2014
The state is taking advantage of its vast coal resources to carve out a new niche
LNG could overtake coal as Asia's fuel of choice
17 June 2014
Without a price on carbon, gas is generally seen as an expensive alternative to cheap coal. But the increasingly fungible nature of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and potential market innovations could see gas overtake coal as Asia’s fuel of choice
Global gas demand slowed amid rising coal and renewable use
12 June 2014
The IEA has said the demand grew just 1.2% in 2013
The end of the road for UK Coal as government aids closure
14 April 2014
UK Coal will close Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire