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28 11 2020 | 07:59

Where are the jobs? NSW coal towns cling to the past until a better future emerges.

Joel Fitzgibbon’s resignation from Labor’s frontbench has concentrated minds on transition in the Hunter region, but solid plans remain elusive. Sue Moore, the mayor of Singleton, was eating lunch…

26 11 2020 | 15:53

Mining giant Fortescue plans massive global renewable energy buildout.

Andrew Forrest’s iron ore mining giant Fortescue Metals has unveiled stunning plans to build more than 235 gigawatts (GW) of renewable capacity, mostly wind and solar, to become a supplier of green…

25 11 2020 | 06:52

Chinese bank pulls out of proposed Lamu coal-fired power plant in Kenya.

The biggest financier of the troubled Sh200 billion Lamu coal plant project has pulled out, casting doubts on the project’s viability. The new development was reported by local NGO Save Lamu, citing…

20 11 2020 | 16:50

350.org responds to ICBC reportedly withdrawing financing from Lamu Coal Plant

Global - The Save Lamu campaign has learned that the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has decided not to finance the Lamu Coal Plant anymore, due to cited environmental and social risks…

19 11 2020 | 09:58

Almost half of thermal coal firms set to defy climate pledge – report.

Report identifies 935 firms finance industry needs to blacklist to meet Paris goals. Almost half the companies involved in the thermal coal industry are expected to defy global climate commitments…

16 11 2020 | 07:02

Colorado’s Platte River utility to close Rawhide coal plant 16 years early, cut CO2 90% by 2030

Platte River Power Authority is moving forward with a plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 90% of 2005 levels by 2030, which will mean shuttering the Rawhide Unit 1 coal plant…

14 11 2020 | 08:01

Marubeni withdrawal may kill planned 630MW coal-fired project in South Africa.

Japanese resources company Marubeni Corp will pull out of the Thabametsi South African coal plant project, the Japanese group told Reuters on Wednesday, following the withdrawal of some South African…

14 11 2020 | 07:57

Talen to stop burning coal at three plants with 3.6GW of capacity in Pennsylvania and Maryland by 2025.

Transitioning to cleaner fuel sources, Talen Energy Corp. will stop burning coal at three of its wholly owned facilities in Pennsylvania and Maryland by the end of 2025 and develop new renewable…

14 11 2020 | 07:31

Peabody warns of possible second bankruptcy in five years as coal industry declines.

The world’s largest private coal company Peabody Energy Corp. said it is in danger of its second bankruptcy filing in five years on the back of poor performance and worsening market conditions amid…

14 11 2020 | 07:26

Siemens to stop selling turbines for new coal-fired power plant projects.

Siemens Energy, which builds steam turbines for power plants, will no longer take on new business to supply coal-fired powered stations, it said on Tuesday, making it the latest firm to scale back…

14 11 2020 | 07:22

Toshiba says it will not take new orders for coal-fired power plants.

Toshiba will stop taking orders for coal-fired power plants in line with growing global trends toward reducing carbon emissions, Nikkei learned on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledges to…

09 11 2020 | 07:43

Lloyd’s insurer Apollo to stop covering Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in September 2021.

Lloyd’s of London firm Apollo has written insurance for Adani Enterprises’ Carmichael thermal coal mine which expires in Sept 2021 but is not planning to provide any further insurance for the mine,…

05 11 2020 | 08:13

Economic calculus matters: Is coal the right choice?

Replacing coal or abandoning new coal-based power plants is a no-regret strategy that would only benefit us. The goal of net-zero emission by 2050 as per the Paris climate deal would necessitate…

30 10 2020 | 12:06

Dubai unveils plans to construct Coal-Fired Power Plant.

In the southern desert of Dubai in the UAE, a new wonder is rising but it’s not another skyscraper as the region is famed for, instead, a coal-fired power plant is underway. The construction of the $…

24 10 2020 | 12:44

BHP bosses defend company's decision to stay in gas and oil 'for the medium term'.

Chairman Ken MacKenzie tells AGM that fossil fuels will be part of the energy mix for decades. BHP management has batted away shareholder criticism of the miner’s intention to continue investing in…

24 10 2020 | 12:38

China losing interest in Australian coal isn't about diplomacy – it's simply market dynamics.

We need to discuss how communities and workers in the coal sector will cope with China’s push for self-sufficiency. Australian politicians have been selling the “dream” of coal for years, but it’s a…

24 10 2020 | 12:38

India’s power minister says retiring coal plants will be replaced by renewable energy.

India is planning to replace retiring coal-fired power plants with renewable generating capacity in a bid to cut the nation’s carbon footprint, power minister R. K. Singh said on Tuesday. India is…

24 10 2020 | 12:17

Don’t delay fossil fuel exit, just make it work for workers and consumers, experts say.

Australia is transitioning to a clean energy economy, but it should not get distracted by the efforts of the incumbent fossil fuel industry to delay its ‘inevitable’ demise, a panel of energy…

10 10 2020 | 09:25

First new deep coalmine in UK for 30 years gets go ahead.

Planning permission granted to Cumbria project that will extract 2.7m tonnes of coal per year. Plans to open the UK’s first new deep coalmine in 30 years have been given the go-ahead by councillors…

02 10 2020 | 08:54

General Electric abandons Lamu coal power plant deal in policy shift

American conglomerate General Electric (GE) will walk away from an agreement to build Lamu’s 1,050-megawatt coal-fired power plant as it shifts to renewable energy. The move marks the latest setback…