The Adaro Blog

US coal production, consumption to increase in 2017: EIA

Houston (Platts)–10 Jan 2017 541 pm EST/2241 GMT The US will burn and produce more coal this year than in 2016, the Energy Information Administration said Tuesday. In its first Short-Term Energy Outlook of the year, the EIA estimates electric power… read more

China top coal province sets out consolidation plan

China’s Shanxi province, the country’s top coal producer, plans to cap output and consolidate the industry around big producers over the next four years in a bid to boost efficiency, according to a blueprint by the provincial government. Major producers… read more

China steps up efforts to cut coal capacity

China, the world’s largest coal consumer and producer, is not giving up on its long-term plans of reducing the share of coal in its overall energy mix and consequent smog and greenhouse gas emissions. Despite reversing in November some of t… read more

Coking coal price ends 2016 with sharp drop

While the price of futures trading in China and Singapore were swinging wildly in recent weeks, the benchmark for the seaborne market underwent a more measured correction after spending much of November above $300. But now it seems the correction is… read more

Dynegy CEO Says Trump ‘Good for Us’ Coal-Fired Power Generators

U.S. power generator Dynegy Inc. sees coal regaining some market share as President-elect Donald Trump promises to put more miners back to work. “Certainly more coal is good for us” and helps make coal-fired plants more profitable when natural gas… read more