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sltrib.com - Brian Maffly - Utah coal counties pledge $20M in state money to help get Oakland port back on track
Utah coal counties pledge $20M in state money to help get Oakland port back on track
The Salt Lake Tribune

Four coal-producing Utah counties are preparing to throw a $20 million lifeline to the bankrupt proponents of a deep-water export terminal in Oakland, Calif., a project that has been mired in controversy and litigation for years with no resolution…

thehindu.com - PTI - Coal India suffers average daily production hit of 56% during three-day strike
Coal India suffers average daily production hit of 56% during three-day strike
The Hindu

Industry Employees of Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, participate in three day coal strike outside Raj Bhawan during a protest against the privatization of coal mines, in Ranchi on Thursday. | Photo Credit: PTI PTI…

sbs.com.au - Japan considers mothballing up to 100 coal-fired power stations
Japan considers mothballing up to 100 coal-fired power stations
SBS

Japan has vowed to study concrete ways of phasing out old, more carbon-emitting coal-fired power stations by 2030, following reports it plans to mothball around 100 ageing plants. The world's third-largest economy has come under fire for continuing…

ecowatch.com - Deutsche Welle - Germany Approves Coal Phaseout by 2038
Germany Approves Coal Phaseout by 2038
EcoWatch

The Bundestag and Bundesrat — Germany's lower and upper houses of parliament — passed legislation on Friday that would phase out coal use in the country in less than two decades as part of a road map to reduce carbon emissions. 'The…

financialexpress.com - FE Online - Stocks in focus: ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, Coal India, Federal Bank, Lupin, Aurobindo Pharma, NBCC
Stocks in focus: ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, Coal India, Federal Bank, Lupin, Aurobindo Pharma, NBCC
The Financial Express

The Nifty futures were trading 110.80 points or 1.05 per cent higher at 10,678.80 on Singaporean Exchange, indicating a strong start for BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 on Monday. Factors such as the progress of monsoon, global cues, rise in coronavirus…

reneweconomy.com.au - Giles Parkinson - Graph of the Day: Map of NSW generation - wind, solar, hydro, coal and gas
Graph of the Day: Map of NSW generation - wind, solar, hydro, coal and gas
RenewEconomy

here at RenewEconomy we are often asked for more information about the location of wind and solar projects, and battery storage. Short of developing our own data-base (which we wish we had the resources for), we've decided to reproduce a series of…

reneweconomy.com.au - Dennis Wamsted - US utilities are skipping the gas 'bridge' in transition from coal to renewables
US utilities are skipping the gas 'bridge' in transition from coal to renewables
RenewEconomy

Last week was a momentous one in the U.S. utility sector's transition from fossil fuels to renewable power generation. Utilities in three states announced plans to close one or more of their coal plants and build new renewables—without…

wsj.com - Josh Zumbrun - China Is Unlikely to Meet Purchase Targets for U.S. Energy
China Is Unlikely to Meet Purchase Targets for U.S. Energy
Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has cast doubt on whether China can meet its targets to buy U.S. goods under this year's trade deal—with energy emerging as the biggest casualty. China has made strides toward…

dailymail.co.uk - DOMINIC LAWSON: What has Boris got against miners of Northumberland?
DOMINIC LAWSON: What has Boris got against miners of Northumberland?
Mail Online

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, says his priority is: ‘Jobs, jobs, jobs.' For Boris Johnson, it is: ‘Build, build, build.' Last week, the Prime Minister declared his commitment to end unwarranted delays in the decision-making process, so…

evwind.es - In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
REVE

Following a year in which global solar photovoltaics (PV) additions were stable or even contracted slightly, in 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW i. 1 The decade ended with strong demand in Europe, the United…

dailyfx.com - DailyFX Research - Dow Jones: A True Cross Section of American Industry?
Dow Jones: A True Cross Section of American Industry?
DailyFX

Dow Jones: A True Cross Section of American Industry? If you ask a financial analyst or expert trader how to get a picture of where the global economy is currently headed, they will likely tell you to consult the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The…

nytimes.com - Carlotta Gall - An Ancient Valley Lost to 'Progress'
An Ancient Valley Lost to 'Progress'
The New York Times

This Turkish river valley was prized for millennia for its beauty and treasures. But the government wanted people to make way for a new mega-project: the Ilisu Dam. The authorities dispatched bulldozers to demolish homes and bazaars. Today the…

ft.com - James Whiteside - What does the pathway to net zero look like for miners?
What does the pathway to net zero look like for miners?
Financial Times

The mining industry is key to the refined metal used in the wind, solar, electric vehicles, storage and transmission which will help us achieve Paris goals of net-zero emissions by 2050. While miners deliver supply growth the energy transition…

ft.com - Derek Brower and Myles McCormick - Dominion drops pipeline project and sells gas business to Berkshire Hathaway
Dominion drops pipeline project and sells gas business to Berkshire Hathaway
Financial Times

Dominion Energy has scrapped a large pipeline project and sold its natural gas transmission business to Berkshire Hathaway, marking a big shift towards cleaner energy for the US utility — and another bet on fossil fuels by Warren Buffett.

forbes.com - Robert Rapier - U.S. Dominance In The Natural Gas Sector Is Growing
U.S. Dominance In The Natural Gas Sector Is Growing
Forbes

This article is the third in a series on the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2020. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy sources on a country-level basis. Previous articles covered overall energy…

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