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China's January coal imports from Australia surge as blizzard hits
February 26, 2018, 6:44 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s coal imports from key supplier Australia surged in January from a year ago, customs data showed on Saturday, boosted by strong demand at utilities amid freezing weather.
The world’s top coal consumer brought in 7.94 million tonnes of coal from...
Trump Administration Is Weighing Emergency Aid for Some Coal Plants
February 9, 2018, 6:54 pm
After failing to win a bailout for cash-strapped coal plants, some Trump administration officials are considering emergency orders that could keep at least some coal generators online, people familiar with the discussions said.
The approach would require Rick Perry to use his authority as U.S....
In the shadow of oil, coal markets rise from the ashes
February 4, 2018, 6:53 pm
SINGAPORE/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Far from entering the death throes predicted by some environmentalists and analysts, thermal coal miners are enjoying their best returns in years as strong Asian demand and tight supplies send prices soaring.
Chinese thermal coal futures hit a record of...
Wind, Solar, Biomass Overtake Coal Power in EU for First Time
January 31, 2018, 4:19 pm
Power generated by wind, solar and biomass in the European Union overtook coal for the first time in 2017, a report by Germany’s climate lobbyist Agora Energiewende and U.K. think tank Sandbag showed.
Wind and solar parks and biomass plants dotted from Ireland to Romania raised their share...
Coal Bites Back in China Amid Supply Worry
January 29, 2018, 4:09 pm
In the latest reminder that coal still dominates the world’s biggest energy consumer, Chinese power producers are warning of supply tightness while one northern province plans to pause switching homes and industries to natural gas to avoid further heating shortages.
Four of China’s...
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