Germany: Hard coal imports fall sharply

Seaborne hard coal trade and global coal production increased in 2017 - German coal imports decline sharply Only energy sector reduces German greenhouse...

Coal Stocks at China’s Coastal Plants

China's top six coastal power utilities see declines in coal use, stocks China's six major coastal power utilities saw drops in both coal consumption and...

China’s hydropower growth outstrips thermal power in July

China's hydropower generation posted a faster year-on-year growth than thermal power in July thanks to plentiful rainfalls in the month, official figures showed, though...

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Global Coal-Gas Competition

In the United States, abundant low priced gas resources, along with environmental and tax policies, led to coal-to-gas switching, reducing CO2 emissions from the...

Coal: The European Power Sector in 2018

It’s a tale of two types of coal: Europe’s transition from hard coal to renewables is accelerating however, the transition from lignite to renewables...

Germany: Coal Phased out by 2038 (in German)

The report sets out the intermediate target of 12.5 gigawatts of power to be disconnected by 2022, equivalent to about 24 larger coal units....