Tagged With Coal
Carbon price drives generating fuel switch
8 August 2019
Coal pays for its greater carbon intensity in a rising European CO2 price environment
EC approves Italian support for low carbon power
5 August 2019
Renewables and gas benefit from new rules at the expense of coal
Germany belatedly joins Europe's war on coal
29 July 2019
Europe’s largest coal consumer illustrates a pathway for the remaining hold-outs
The disappearing case for coal in the US
18 July 2019
A large wave of pit retirements may soon be followed by another
There's still life in coal
16 July 2019
Recent falls in the price of coal were due to increasing supply rather than declining demand
Carbon debate lacks honesty
3 July 2019
Oxford academic says current decarbonisation efforts are a failure and calls for a global price for carbon
Coal and CCGT help support steam turbine market
7 May 2019
The global trend towards the use of renewables is not denting the demand for older methods of power generation
COP fudges market mechanisms
11 February 2019
UN climate talks shy away from key implementation issue
US coal-fired power generation faces competition
4 February 2019
The evolution of northeast US gas marketing may further cut capacity
Russia and coal to set European tone
29 January 2019
Gazprom's market share ambitions and the price at which power plant demand soaks up supply are 2019's key questions
South Africa urgently seeking gas as energy transition stalls
18 October 2018
South Africa’s power sector plans envisage a big role for gas, but first the country needs to find the feedstock
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