• China has ‘no other choice’ but to rely on coal power for now, official says

    • Date: 02/05/21
    • CNBC

    BEIJING — China has ambitious goals for cutting its carbon emissions, but it won’t be abandoning coal power anytime soon as it keeps its eye firmly on economic targets. President Xi Jinping said in September that the country’s carbon emissions would begin to decline by 2030, and he said the country will reach carbon neutrality by 2060 […]

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  • Fuelled by China, coal is a growing energy choice in Southeast Asia

    • Date: 02/05/21
    • Benar News

    Coal is falling out of favor across the developed world because of concerns over pollution and climate change, but it remains a growing energy choice in many parts of Southeast Asia driven by Chinese investment. While many markets, including the United States, Europe, and East Asia, shift away from coal, Chinese banks, energy and construction […]

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  • More cable failures at European and UK offshore wind farms

    • Date: 29/04/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Lower wind speeds and cable problems hit first-quarter earnings at Denmark’s Orsted, sending shares in the world’s biggest offshore wind farm developer lower on Thursday. The Danish offshore wind giant, Ørsted, has released its Interim Financial Report for the first quarter of 2021, and has revealed that up to ten of their European and UK […]

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  • Lower wind speeds and cable problems deal blow to offshore wind company

    • Date: 29/04/21
    • Reuters

    COPENHAGEN -Lower wind speeds and cable problems hit first-quarter earnings at Denmark’s Orsted, sending shares in the world’s biggest offshore wind farm developer lower on Thursday. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) came in at 4.9 billion Danish crowns ($799 million), missing analysts’ consensus forecast of 5.2 billion crowns. However, Chief Executive Mads […]

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  • EU admits it can’t go Net Zero without natural gas

    • Date: 27/04/21
    • OilPrice.com

    EU legislation will restore natural gas to its bridge-fuel status. This is an admission that it won’t be that easy for the EU to wean itself off fossil fuels completely. Last week saw some much-needed good news for natural gas. The European Union signaled that it would include natural gas in its energy plans for […]

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  • Don’t tell China: US coal production set to rise, in blow to Biden’s climate goals

    • Date: 21/04/21
    • S&P Global; E&E News

    US coal production is set for a bounce-back year in 2021. Rising electricity demand associated with an improving economy and an uptick in natural gas prices are likely to push coal generation higher. Coal plant retirements are likely to slump to their lowest level since 2014 in President Biden’s first year in office, according to […]

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  • In message to Joe Biden, India plans to build new coal plants due to low cost

    • Date: 19/04/21
    • Reuters

    India may build new coal-fired power plants as they generate the cheapest power, according to a draft electricity policy document seen by Reuters, despite growing calls from environmentalists to deter use of coal. Coal’s contribution to electricity generation in India fell for the second straight year in 2020, marking a departure from decades of growth in […]

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  • The next energy revolution: US companies announce world’s first CO2-free gas-fired power plants

    • Date: 18/04/21
    • E&E News

    Colorado and Illinois are slated to host the world’s first emissions-free gas power plants, according to an announcement yesterday from a clean technology company. 8 Rivers Capital LLC announced plans to build an at-scale gas plant in each state by 2025, deploying proprietary technology from Net Power LLC to generate 280 megawatts of clean electricity. […]

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