• India’s New Coal Boom

    • Date: 05/08/19
    • Energy Live News

    India expects coal-fired power capacity to grow by 22% in three years. That’s according to the Chief Engineer at the country’s Federal Power Ministry, Ghanshyam Prasad, who Reuters reported as stating coal capacity is likely to reach 238GW by 2022. India’s Coal Minister, Pralhad Joshi previously said annual coal demand rose by 9.1% during the year ending […]

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  • Green Energy Transition Flops As Global Demand For Fossil Fuels Is Growing

    • Date: 03/08/19
    • Financial Times

    Coal, oil and gas still expected to contribute 85% of primary power supply by 2040 Unprecedented efforts to install renewable power capacity have only translated into meeting 2 per cent of global energy demand, meaning the world’s overwhelming reliance on fossil fuels shows no sign of abating. A new report forecasts that coal, oil and […]

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  • The New Gas Revolution That Could Make Renewable Energy Obsolete

    • Date: 31/07/19
    • James Conca, Forbes

    If the Net Zero power plant performs as expected this is a real game changer for natural gas. Since the United States is sitting on more natural gas than any country in the world, and it’s getting cheaper to get it out of the ground, this is no small game to change. An actual game changing technology […]

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  • Collapse of Wind Power Threatens Germany’s Green Energy Transition

    • Date: 26/07/19
    • Die Welt

    Hardly any new wind turbines were built in Germany in the first half of the year. Turbine makers call it a “punch in the gut of the green energy transition” and blame environmentalists. The expansion of wind power in the first half of this year collapsed to its lowest level since the introduction of the […]

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  • China Still Expanding Coal Power Capacity

    • Date: 24/07/19
    • Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of People Know That

    China Energy Group, the country’s biggest power generator, will add more than 6 gigawatts (GW) of new ultra-low emission coal-fired capacity this year as it bids to meet growing electricity demand, a senior official with the firm said on Thursday.  The company also expected to build another 5 GW of low-emission capacity next year, Xiao […]

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  • China To Expand Ultra-Low Emissions Coal Power

    • Date: 22/07/19
    • Reuters

    SANHE, China (Reuters) – China Energy Group, the country’s biggest power generator, will add more than 6 gigawatts (GW) of new ultra-low emission coal-fired capacity this year as it bids to meet growing electricity demand, a senior official with the firm said on Thursday. The company also expected to build another 5 GW of low-emission […]

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  • China’s Growing Energy Imports Spark Security Debate

    • Date: 16/07/19
    • Radio Free Asia

    Analysts are divided on the degree of China’s risks from its growing reliance on imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as threats to shipping from the Persian Gulf grow. As the world’s largest oil importer, China already faces questions about its rising reliance on imported crude at a time of tensions in the Gulf and […]

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  • Former Green Party Leader Fights Against Destructive Wind Farm

    • Date: 15/07/19
    • The Australian

    Australian’s former Greens leader has shocked many over his protests against a wind farm project and the threat the massive windmills pose to birdlife. Bob Brown has defended his fight against a proposed wind farm in northern Tasmania, saying the project goes too far, comparing it to the Franklin Dam. The former Greens leader has shocked […]

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