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  • Booming Southeast Asia’s Dirty Secret: Booming Coal

    • Date: 20/11/19
    • E&E News
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    SINGAPORE — Southeast Asia has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, but intertwined with that rise is a rare distinction: a shift toward the use of more coal. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is “the only region in the world where coal is expected to increase its share” of the energy mix, […]

  • Southeast Asia: Coal Demand To Double By 2040

    • Date: 31/10/19
    • Bloomberg
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    There’s just no stopping coal in Southeast Asia. Surging investments in wind and solar energy won’t be enough to shake the fuel’s dominance in the region for decades to come, according to the International Energy Agency. Coal demand is expected to double to almost 400 million tons a year by 2040, the agency said in […]

  • IEA: Coal Boom In India And Southeast Asia To Cancel Out Declines in USA & Europe

    • Date: 19/12/18
    • The Independent
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    Coal will continue to stay high on the agenda for the next five years despite much of Europe and North America phasing out the dirtiest of all fossil fuels. The International Energy Agency predicted demand will remain steady at least until 2023, due to strong growth in India and Southeast Asia. More stringent air quality […]

  • New Coal War: China And Japan Compete For Hundreds Of New Coal Plants in Southeast Asia

    • Date: 01/04/18
    • Frederick Kuo, South China Morning Post
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    Southeast Asia’s appetite for coal has spurred a new geopolitical rivalry between China and Japan as the two countries race to provide high-efficiency, low-emission technology. More than 1,600 coal plants are scheduled to be built by Chinese corporations in over 62 countries. It will make China the world’s primary provider of high-efficiency, low-emission technology. A joint […]

  • Massive New Coal Boom To Fuel Southeast Asia’s Booming Economies

    • Date: 27/10/17
    • Power Magazine
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    The International Energy Agency (IEA) reports that about 100 GW of new coal-fired power generation capacity is expected to come online in Southeast Asia by 2040, more than doubling the region’s current coal power capacity. Global coal-fired generation capacity to grow by nearly 50% over today’s levels. The International Energy Agency (IEA) says the need for […]

  • Southeast Asia Oil And Coal Consumption Growing Rapidly Until 2040, IEA Report

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • Reuters
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    Oil usage in the region will expand to around 6.6 million barrels per day by 2040 from 4.7 million bpd now, with the number of road vehicles increasing by two-thirds to around 62 million, the agency said in a report. It did not make any forecasts beyond 2040. A global push to replace combustion engines […]

  • Southeast Asia’s Coal-Powered Future

    • Date: 22/05/15
    • Eric Roston, Bloomberg
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    Southeast Asia is adding 205 gigawatts of coal overall by 2020, one of the most intense periods of coal-plant construction ever. Energy ministries from more than 30 nations are meeting at the UN this week, at the Sustainable Development for All Forum, to debate how best to supply electricity to the 1.3 billion people who don’t have it—at […]

  • Thanks to Asia, Coal Is Still King Worldwide

    • Date: 27/05/20
    • Mary Hutzler, Power Magazine
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    Coal may be struggling in the U.S., but it’s still king worldwide, and likely to remain so with Asia as its primary customer. Despite the U.S. and Europe shuttering coal-fired power plants, coal remains a major fuel in global energy systems. In 2018, global coal demand rebounded and grew by 1.4% due to increased consumption in Asia, […]

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