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reuters.com - John Kemp - Column: India's low coal stocks threaten electricity supply
Column: India's low coal stocks threaten electricity supply
Reuters

LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - India's power generators have struggled to rebuild coal stocks so far this winter because consumption is rising faster than the rail network can deliver more fuel from the mines. Fuel stocks are only slightly higher than…

bloomberg.com - Antony Sguazzin - Yellen Says South African Coal Communities Need $3.5 Billion
Yellen Says South African Coal Communities Need $3.5 Billion
Bloomberg

South Africa has identified more than 60 billion rand ($3.5 billion) of investments needed to help communities in the coal-mining Mpumalanga province as the industry gradually winds down, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said as she announced an…

ktvz.com - Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
KTVZ

ADVENTDALEN, Norway (AP) — Kneeling by his crew as they drilled steel bolts into the low roof of a tunnel miles-deep into an Arctic mountain, Geir Strand reflected on the impact of their coal mine's impending closure. “It's true coal…

miningweekly.com - Martin Creamer - Transnet could be major disaster to South African economy, coal commentators warn
Transnet could be major disaster to South African economy, coal commentators warn
Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Transnet could be a major disaster to the South African economy if everybody does not get involved, commentator Michael Avery warned in his column in Business Day on Monday on Transnet Freight Rail and South…

freep.com - Keith Matheny - EPA rejects DTE's continued use of coal ash basins at Monroe, Belle River plants
EPA rejects DTE's continued use of coal ash basins at Monroe, Belle River plants
Detroit Free Press

Federal regulators have rejected DTE Energy's method of storing polluting coal ash at its Monroe and Belle River power plants, saying that the utility's monitoring of potential groundwater contamination is inadequate and that DTE hasn't proven its…

reuters.com - Andrea Shalal - Yellen seeks to drum up private sector support for South Africa's energy transition
Yellen seeks to drum up private sector support for South Africa's energy transition
Reuters

EMALAHLENI, South Africa, Jan 27 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Friday visited South Africa's coal mining region of Mpumalanga, pledging America's firm support to ensure the country's transition to renewable energy does not…

ajc.com - GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO - Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
ajc

Puzzlement over the future mingles with grief for the end of an era. It permeates the underground room where the last five dozen soot-covered miners take a break during their 10-hour shifts and the stylish café where their retired…

zerohedge.com - In Unexpected Swing, Germany's Public Now Favors Nuclear Power
In Unexpected Swing, Germany's Public Now Favors Nuclear Power
Zero Hedge

The energy crisis in Europe has changed the public opinion in Germany on nuclear power. The German Green Party and Social Democrats have long supported a move away from nuclear energy. Nuclear energy is seen as a preferable energy source to a fall…

independent.co.uk - Giovanna Dell'orto - Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice Kneeling by his crew as they drilled steel bolts into the low roof of a…

dunyanews.tv - Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
Dunya News

It's scheduled to be shut down in two years. ADVENTDALEN (AP) - Kneeling by his crew as they drilled steel bolts into the low roof of a tunnel miles-deep into an Arctic mountain, Geir Strand reflected on the impact of their coal mine's impending…

wsj.com - Blackouts, Corruption and a Poisoned CEO - The Journal. - WSJ Podcasts
Blackouts, Corruption and a Poisoned CEO - The Journal. - WSJ Podcasts
Wall Street Journal

This transcript was prepared by a transcription service. This version may not be in its final form and may be updated. Ryan Knutson: Andre de Ruyter has a tough job. He's the CEO of Escom, the power company that provides most of South Africa's…

theguardian.com - Patrick Russell - Derrick Knight obituary
Derrick Knight obituary
The Guardian

Derrick Knight's best-known film, Travelling for a Living (1966), was a vivid, insightful documentary about the folk group the Watersons, which both observed and spread the burgeoning English folk revival. But his film-making had wider…

thecentersquare.com - Anthony Hennen - Report: Coal falls, gas climbs in Pennsylvania
Report: Coal falls, gas climbs in Pennsylvania
The Center Square

(The Center Square) – Pennsylvania's energy landscape underwent a seismic shift in the last 20 years, according to recent federal data. For decades, coal fueled the market. Now, natural gas has asserted itself. An analysis from the Energy…

economictimes.com - Coal India to produce sand using overburden rocks; likely to begin ops at 5 plants by next year
Coal India to produce sand using overburden rocks; likely to begin ops at 5 plants by next year
Economic Times

State-owned CIL intends to produce sand using overburden rocks lying at its various coal mines and the operation of five such sand plants is likely to commence by next year, the government said on Friday. Under the 'overburden (OB)…

nytimes.com - Clifford Krauss - China's Oil and Gas Use Fell in 2022 for First Time in Decades
China's Oil and Gas Use Fell in 2022 for First Time in Decades
The New York Times

With its economy severely hampered by stringent measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, China's oil and gas consumption declined in 2022 for the first time in decades, the International Energy Agency said on Friday. But after China's recent…

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