The Adaro Blog

Coal Nears $100 in Europe as China's Power Demand Draws in Fuel
September 3, 2018, 7:58 pm
Coal prices in Europe are on track to surpass $100 a ton, the highest since 2013 as China’s demand for electricity draws in more cargoes of the dirtiest fossil fuel. The gains have already pushed up electricity prices from Britain to Italy and, coupled with the highest prices in a decade...
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Trump administration reconsiders rule on coal's mercury pollution
August 30, 2018, 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Wednesday it was reconsidering part of an Obama-era rule on emissions of mercury from coal-fired plants, in the latest move by the administration to ease regulations on an industry important to President Donald...
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Why Coal Power Is Merkel's Biggest Climate Challenge
August 29, 2018, 5:56 pm
The German government is deciding how quickly to close all the nation’s remaining coal-fired power plants, part of an effort to fulfill its pledges under the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. While environmentalists hope Europe’s biggest economy will put fossil fuels on a short...
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New Hope's Australian coal production rises 11% on year in May-July
August 27, 2018, 5:59 pm
Sydney — Australian miner New Hope said Monday that coal production rose 11% year on year in the May-July quarter, with its total fiscal 2017-2018 (August-July) output posting a 4% growth. July quarter's production came in at 2.38 million mt, of which 1.41 million mt came from its...
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Pollution Costs at Decade High Squeeze Industry, Coal in Europe
August 24, 2018, 7:03 pm
Europe’s coal producers and energy intensive industries are the most exposed to a surge in the price on releasing the most common greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. Carbon futures in the continent’s Emissions Trading System reached their highest in a decade on Thursday, surpassing...
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China's thermal coal demand may rise 140 mil mt, pushing up seaborne coal market: report
August 23, 2018, 6:32 pm
Hunan, China — China might see a 140 million mt increase in raw coal demand should the current rate of growth in thermal power continue in months to come, giving the seaborne coal market boost, according to a Citi Research report released Wednesday. This is despite the fact that hydropower...
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Indian Coal Mining Company Tenders 150 Megawatts Of Solar
August 21, 2018, 6:26 pm
A major coal mining company in India has issued a tender to develop solar power projects worth 150 megawatts of capacity. The tender will be awarded for engineering, procurement, and commissioning work, in addition to 10 years of operations and maintenance contract. Singareni Collieries Company...
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Coal India expects 367 mt output from 115 projects in 2018-19
August 20, 2018, 6:23 pm
New Delhi: State-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) expects 367 million tonne output by the end of the current financial year from its 115 ongoing projects. The publi sector undertaking accounts for over 80% of India’s coal production. The coal production from the projects is “planned to reach...
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Nationals call for more coal-fired power plants at party meeting
August 20, 2018, 6:20 pm
The Nationals have urged the federal government to support new coal-fired power plants and lift the ban on nuclear energy. The party’s federal council in Canberra on Saturday passed a motion calling on the government to back building high-energy, low-emissions power stations to provide...
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US coal production falls 3% on week; third-highest total of year: EIA
August 16, 2018, 6:17 pm
Houston — Weekly US coal production totaled an estimated 15.4 million st in the week ended August 11, down 3% from the prior week and down 2% from the year-ago week, US Energy Information Administration data showed Thursday. The most recent week was the third-highest production week this...
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