India to import 76 mt coal; will spark power tariff hike

[ad_1] NEW DELHI : India has firmed up a plan to import around 76 million tonnes (mt) of coal to help plug a fossil fuel shortfall at its power plants in the current financial year. This in turn may result in an increase in electricity tariffs by 50-80 paise per unit depending on the distance […]

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PSC allows coal-burning plants to continue, rejects solar expansion

[ad_1] ATLANTA – Georgia energy regulators voted Thursday to require Georgia Power to take a more aggressive approach toward developing renewable energy on several fronts. However, the state Public Service Commission also rejected at least for now a proposed expansion of Georgia Power’s rooftop solar program. The unanimous vote also will allow the Atlanta-based utility to […]

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Russia resumes gas flows to Germany after Nord Stream maintenance

[ad_1] Comment on this story Comment BEXBACH, Germany — Natural gas began flowing again through the main pipeline from Russia to Germany on Thursday, allaying European fears that a shut-off for scheduled maintenance would become permanent but not resolving broader concerns that Russia is holding the continent’s energy hostage. Gas flows resumed through the Nord […]

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The History of Artists Proclaiming Themselves Country in 10 Songs

[ad_1] Songs about a performer’s right to call themself country get heavily criticized anytime a current star drops lyrical references to Alabama and Hank Williams or reminds us of their small-town upbringing. Yet like many things bemoaned about the current state of the genre, this trope predates the supposed “death” of “real country music.” Indeed, […]

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Planned closure of coal-fired power plant sparks lawsuits between utilities

[ad_1] WEST OLIVE, MI – Lawsuits between two utilities in Michigan should settle a dispute over the planned early retirement of the coal-fired J.H. Campbell power plant in Ottawa County. Consumers Energy filed a lawsuit in late May against Wolverine Power Cooperative, and the cooperative has since countersued, both because of a contract disagreement over […]

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Clean Coal Technology Market Outlook 2022 And Forecast By 2029 – Alstom Power,

[ad_1] Global Clean Coal Technology Market Overview And Analysis : New Jersey, USA,  – Report Title Clean Coal Technology is one of the most comprehensive and important additions to the Verified Market Reports. Provides detailed research and analysis of key aspects of the global Clean Coal Technology market. Market analysts write in-depth information provided in this report is […]

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Greens ramp up demands on Albanese government’s climate change bill

[ad_1] Greens Senator David Shoebridge says the party wants to keep “coal and gas in the ground” when it comes to negotiating Labor’s climate policy. The Albanese Government is expected to table its climate change bill in the first week of Parliament where it will formally legislate its 43 per cent emissions reduction target. The […]

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Power trends: Sustainable and renewable energy top Twitter Q2 2022

[ad_1] Credit: metamorworks/Shutterstock.com. Power Technology lists the top five terms tweeted on power in Q2 2022, based on data from GlobalData’s Power Influencer Platform. The top trends are the most mentioned terms or concepts among Twitter discussions of more than 170 power experts tracked by GlobalData’s Power Influencer platform during Q2 2022. 1. Sustainable energy […]

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Coal Imports: The World Is Re-Embracing Coal (For Now)

[ad_1] baranozdemir By Sohrab Darabshaw Original Post Despite the best efforts to the contrary, short-term global reliance on coal has only increased. The main reason is, of course, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Indeed, energy is getting harder and harder to come by, and most countries are falling back on reliable – if dirty – sources. […]

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China’s imports of Russian coal rise 22% due to cheaper cargoes

[ad_1] China’s coal imports from Russia rose 22% in June from a month ago despite a decline in its total coal purchases, as traders were drawn to discounted cargoes following western sanctions on Moscow over the war in Ukraine. The world’s biggest consumer of the fossil fuel brought in 6.12 million tonnes of coal from […]

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Q2 2022 EPS Estimates for Teck Resources Limited Increased by National Bank

[ad_1] Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TECK – Get Rating) (TSE:TECK) – Equities researchers at National Bank Financial lifted their Q2 2022 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Teck Resources in a report issued on Monday, July 18th. National Bank Financial analyst S. Nagle now expects that the basic materials company will earn $2.32 per […]

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Biden Warns Of Climate Threat, Does Not Declare Emergency

[ad_1] President Joe Biden called climate change an “existential threat” and unveiled new policies to fight its effects — including opening additional offshore areas to wind farms — after Senator Joe Manchin’s objections halted broader legislation to curb rising temperatures. Provisions Biden unveiled Wednesday include moving to expand wind power generation and the availability of […]

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Pandemic, war and ‘crazy’ prices threaten South African pivot from coal

[ad_1] Government counting on renewables to fill power shortfall Rising costs mean companies struggling to reach financial close Developers seeking solution with government JOHANNESBURG, July 21 (Reuters) – South Africa, where daily blackouts are a fact of life, knows better than most that it cannot rely on coal power. But just when its plans to […]

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Australia’s fossil fuel producers are revelling in surging profits

[ad_1] Australia’s fossil fuel companies have begun detailing the extent of their substantially enlarged profits as coal, oil and gas producers cash in on a global energy “crisis” that has sent consumer prices surging. The revelations show that the sky high prices at the petrol pump and in the home are not just the result […]

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Ireland blows its budget for emissions on dairy cows and burning coal

[ad_1] The country is blowing its carbon budget on dairy cows and coal – as latest data shows greenhouse gas emissions growing instead of falling. n increase in dairy cow numbers for the 11th year in a row, and a return to heavy reliance on burning coal and oil to produce electricity, have pushed emissions […]

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Editorial: Baut’s untimely passing a loss for the entire region | Times Leader

[ad_1] 1999: A vandal does despicable things to Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Wilkes-Barre, including damaging a stained-glass window depicting St. Gabriel. Conrad Baut, of Baut Studios, deemed it easy to fix because the company not only did the original work, but maintained archives available for reference. 2005: The beautiful Luzerne County Courthouse dome’s stained-glass […]

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Governments Can No Longer Afford To Leave Energy Security To Market Forces |

[ad_1] Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent global energy crisis are spurring a profound transformation in the global energy system.    About three decades ago, most European governments opened up their energy markets in a bid to foster competition and lower prices for consumers across the continent. Back then, European energy markets were dominated […]

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Mine rescue teams compete in safety days event

[ad_1] HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Eight coal mine company rescue teams from Kentucky, Virginia and Alabama competed in The Harlan County Safety Days Mine Rescue competition. Weekday broadcast of WYMT Mountain News First at Four The competition is a three day event that kicked off Tuesday with educational training. The companies competed against each […]

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Made-in-USA solar for stable supply chains, lower emissions, fair labor

[ad_1] Cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar panels, famously made by First Solar, are an essential part of the US solar module ecosystem. Aaron Bates, founder of Toledo Solar, an Ohio-based manufacturer of CdTe modules, told pv magazine usa that the technology has grown from a small fraction of solar projects to the dominant source of modules […]

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Beijing works to give Chinese steel producers more leverage over Australian iron

[ad_1] China’s government has formally established a new minerals giant that aims to give Chinese steel producers more bargaining power over prices for Australia’s most important export iron ore. Key points: The organisation will reportedly be headed by a team of heavyweights from China’s steel and aluminium sector The creation of the group is seen as an […]

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Biden to announce climate actions at ex-coal plant in Mass.

[ad_1] SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden will announce new actions on climate change that he can take on his own just days after an influential Democratic senator quashed hopes for a sweeping legislative package of new environmental programs this year. Biden is to unveil the latest efforts during a visit on Wednesday to […]

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33rd annual Tour De Donut held in Staunton, Mt. Olive and Eagarville

[ad_1] Bikers take off from the starting line at the beginning of the 33rd annual Tour De Donut in Staunton July 9. Coal Country Times photo by Jackson Wilson.   By JACKSON WILSONCoal Country Times Reporter Weather consisting of rain showers and a mid-60s temparature isn’t usually expected in the middle of a Midwestern July. […]

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Mining giant Glencore’s Australian PR blitz forgets the coal driving the climate

[ad_1] Glencore is one of Australia’s largest exporters of thermal coal – a product that, when burned, is a major driver of the climate crisis. But the Anglo-Swiss mining giant is on an advertising and marketing blitz in Australia – tagline: “Advancing everyday life” – where mention of the thermal coal that earned them US$10.9bn […]

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India’s exports grow 25 pc to 13.49 MT in FY22; imports fall 1.68 pc to 4.67 MT:

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The exports of finished steel from India jumped over 25 per cent to 13.49 million tonne (MT) in 2021-22, Union Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste said Wednesday. During the preceding 2020-21 fiscal, the exports stood at 10.78 MT, the Minister of State for Steel said in a reply to the Lok Sabha. The […]

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Indonesia energy firm Indika eyes $2 bln EV venture with Taiwan’s Foxconn

[ad_1] A person riding a scooter wears a mask amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while passing a Foxconn office building in Taipei, Taiwan, July 14, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feasibility study to conclude by Q4 – exec Plan part of $8 bln Indonesia pact […]

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Mining resumes at ZAC

[ad_1] Save to read list Published by Jessica Casey, Assistant Editor World Coal, Wednesday, 20 July 2022 12:15 Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) has reached a two-year wage agreement with its mine employees on 30 June 2022. The agreement, which went into effect on 4 July 2022, ended a lengthy illegal strike, which commenced on 20 […]

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