All publications by tag «COAL»
2019, June, 17, 12:35:00COAL FOR JAPAN
Japan imported more than 210 million short tons (MMst) of coal in 2018, making it the world’s third-largest coal-importing country after only India and China. Japan continues to use steam coal to fuel one-third of its electricity generation and metallurgical coal for raw steel production.
2019, June, 6, 14:50:00U.S. COAL IS CHEAPER
The new analysis finds that, on average, the levelised cost of electricity from the coal fleet is less than the levelised cost of new natural gas combined cycle (NGCC), new wind and new solar.
2019, May, 30, 17:55:00GERMANY'S COAL IS MAIN
Electricity generated from Germany’s coal-fired plants declined by 46 million megawatthours (MWh) between 2000 and 2017, while electricity generated from wind and solar increased by 95 million MWh and 40 million MWh, respectively. Despite these changes, coal remains the main source of generation in Germany. Coal’s share of total generation declined from 50% in 2000 to 36% in 2017, despite slight increases in 2012 and 2013 that were related to Germany’s move away from nuclear power.
2019, May, 29, 10:45:00INDONESIA'S COAL FOR CHINA
China is the world’s largest coal consumer and the largest buyer of Indonesia’s coal. In 2018, it imported 125 million metric tons of mostly low-calorie coal from Indonesia, absorbing 25 percent of Indonesia’s coal exports.
2019, May, 6, 11:40:00COAL FIRED POWER PLANT FOR EUROPE
General Electric will build and equip a new 500 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kosovo
2019, April, 17, 11:25:00U.S. ENERGY CONSUMPTION UP 4%
U.S. EIA - Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017 and 0.3% above the previous record set in 2007. The increase in 2018 was the largest increase in energy consumption, in both absolute and percentage terms, since 2010.
2019, March, 29, 11:00:00U.S. COAL EXPORTS UP
While U.S. coal consumption has generally declined since its 2008 peak, EIA expects that U.S. coal exports reached 116 million short tons (MMst) in 2018, the highest level in five years, based on foreign trade data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau
2019, March, 20, 10:35:00S.KOREA'S LNG WILL UP
The South Korean government Tuesday gave its final approval to lower taxes on LNG used for power production by 75%, and raise those on thermal coal by 28% from April 1, in a move likely to boost downstream gas consumption.
2019, March, 15, 09:55:00U.S. COAL DOWN
The U.S. Energy Information Administration is expecting domestic coal-fired power generation this year to reach its lowest level in over 70 years.
2019, March, 15, 09:50:00AUSTRALIA'S COAL DOWN
IEEFA objects to Whitehaven Coal’s current application to open a new thermal coal mine north of Gunnedah in New South Wales, Australia.