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MIL-OSI Energy: Pakistan puts 1,320MW coal plant on the shelf

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Balochistan, Business, China, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Rahim Yar Khan Coal Power Plant  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Pakistan puts 1,320MW coal plant on the shelf

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Times of India: The Pakistan government has decided to shelve a major coal-based power plant project under the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, citing sufficient generation capacity already lined up for the next few years. The CPEC, which connects Gwadar Port in Balochistan with China’s Xinjiang […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Chile launches coal phase-out initiative

By   /  January 5, 2019  /  AES Gener, AM-NC, Business, Carbon Capture and Storage Requirement, Chile, Chile Coal Phase-Out Plan, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, ENEL, Energy, Engie, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Chile launches coal phase-out initiative

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renewables Now: Chile’s Energy Ministry and industry stakeholders have agreed on the programmed and gradual phase-out of coal-fired plants that do not have carbon capture and storage (CCS) systems, after holding nine round-table sessions over the course of six months. Coal-sourced electricity represents 40% of Chile’s power […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Renewables top coal as Germany’s largest electricity source

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Bruno Burger, Business, Coal Generation Decline, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fraunhofer Institute, Gas, Germany, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Electricity Generation Growth, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Renewables top coal as Germany’s largest electricity source

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Renewables overtook coal as Germany’s main source of energy for the first time last year, accounting for just over 40 percent of electricity production, research showed on Thursday. The shift marks progress as Europe’s biggest economy aims for renewables to provide 65 percent of its energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Germany closes last underground coal mines

By   /  December 22, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Coal Mining Phase-Out, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, German Underground Coal Mine Closures, Germany, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Prosper Haniel Mine, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Germany closes last underground coal mines

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Germany is closing its last black coal mines, ending an industry that laid the foundations for the country’s industrial revolution and its post-war economic recovery. On Friday, miners planned to hand German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier a symbolic last lump of coal hauled up from 1,200 […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: EU agrees to end coal subsidies by 2025, but gives Poland a break

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, EU Coal Subsidy Phase-Out, Europe, Exploitation, Exploration, Florent Marcellesi, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Poland, Poland Coal Subsidy Compromise, Subsidies  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: EU agrees to end coal subsidies by 2025, but gives Poland a break

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis EURACTIV: European Union legislators reached agreement in the early hours of Wednesday (19 December) over a proposed reform of electricity market rules that includes a 2025 cut-off date for coal subsidies, and a special clause for Poland. “Today’s message is clear: this is the last call for […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEA sees coal’s share of global energy markets remaining stagnant

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, China, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEA, India, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, International Energy Agency Coal Outlook, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, U.S. Coal Demand, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEA sees coal’s share of global energy markets remaining stagnant

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis CNBC: Coal consumption is expanding after two years of decline, but miners should brace for another period of sluggish growth, according to the International Energy Agency. In its latest annual report, the IEA forecasts global coal demand will remain essentially stable over the next five years, inching […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Mitsubishi to sell its last two Australian thermal coal mines

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Australia, Australian Thermal Coal Mine Sales, Business, Clermont Coal Mine, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Glencore, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mitsubishi, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Sumitomo  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Mitsubishi to sell its last two Australian thermal coal mines

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp said on Tuesday it will sell its stakes in two Australian thermal coal mines for A$750 million ($539 million), a move that means its exit from upstream thermal coal amid growing pressure from environmental activists. The stake sales come as a growing number […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: European development bank plans to end coal financing

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  ‘No Coal, AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, EBRD Managing Director Nandita Parshad, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, No Caveats’ Financing Policy, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: European development bank plans to end coal financing

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Financial Times: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, one of the world’s leading development banks, is expected to vote on Wednesday to adopt a “no coal, no caveats” financing policy and slash lending to oil exploration and production projects as the organisation seeks to combat climate […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Despite $90 billion annual cost, fossil fuel producers push carbon capture/storage plans

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Carbon capture and storage, Carbon Capture and Storage Development Efforts, Coal and Power Industries, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, International Energy Agency, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Despite $90 billion annual cost, fossil fuel producers push carbon capture/storage plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Some of the world’s biggest fossil-fuel producers are calling on taxpayers to help them kick their pollution habit. The world’s biggest oil, natural gas and mining companies are stepping up their campaign to deploy carbon capture and storage, or CCS, as way to slow global warming. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: China pushes outdated coal technology onto other countries

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, China, China Coal Plant Export Plans, Christine Shearer, Climate Risk, CoalSwarm, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Tim Buckley  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: China pushes outdated coal technology onto other countries

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis AFP: Even as China struggles to curb domestic coal-fired power and the deadly pollution it produces, the world’s top carbon emitter is aggressively exporting the same troubled technology to Asia, Africa and the Middle East, an investigation by AFP has shown. The carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from […]

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