Police move in on anti-coal activists at German protest camp
German police on Tuesday (Jan 10) began removing climate activists perched precariously on high structures as they embarked on a “dangerous” operation to evacuate a protest camp that has become a symbol of resistance against fossil fuels.
China-Australia relations: ‘surge’ in Australian coal inquiries amid reports Beijing set to end import ban
Chinese buyers have stepped up inquiries for Australian coal following reports Beijing is set to lift its unofficial import ban, according to traders, analysts and academics, amid a thawing of bilateral relations despite no official announcement.
Coal’s role expected to decline gradually
Primary energy consumption in China is expected to peak during the 2030-35 period to 6.03 billion ton standard coals and drop to 5.6 billion ton standard coals around 2060, a report released on Wednesday said.
Hundreds of millions in compensation on offer for coal-fired plants
Under the temporary plan, coal producers are forbidden from selling above the price cap and electricity generators must contribute power to the National Electricity Market at a cost that assumes they had paid under the level of the cap.
Coal consumers body seeks renewal of rake-based supply to non-power sector
The Coal Consumers Association of India (CCAI) has made a plea to the government to resume rake-based supplies to the non-power sector in a bid to maintain cost competitiveness and sustain operations.
National Grid stands down coal plants on standby in icy weather
Earlier on Monday, National Grid’s electricity system operator (ESO) said the two “winter contingency coal units” would be available if required as temperatures dip below zero and demand soars. It said the public should continue to use energy as normal.
Australia government looks to states to cap coal price
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has asked state and territory governments if they can recall their parliaments before the end of the year to implement a cap on coal prices, with the hopes to drive down spiralling energy costs.
Cost-plus reflection of transportation: PC asks Nepra to make Thar coal economically viable
Presided over by Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Ahsan Iqbal, the meeting discussed pros and cons of availability and demand of Thar coal and commercial viability of Thar rail connectivity.
Coal mining costs now double 2016 levels
Inflationary pressures in the Australian mining sector have been put in stark contrast by Whitehaven Coal after the company revealed the unit cost of delivering a tonne of its coal to Newcastle Port this year would be approximately double the cost seen as recently as 2016.