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U.S coal-fired power makes 22 percent rally this year, EIA predicts

The U.S. electricity sector will generate 22 percent more coal-fired generation this year than in 2020, ending six straight years of precipitous declines. A new...

Quezon Power MD: Coal in Asia not disappearing soon

Power Engineering International “We see the demand for coal continuing to rise, we see China and India buying enormous amounts of coal and building new...

Coal financing in Africa and Asia shows upward trend

ESI Africa Pockets of funders continue to finance additional coal-fired generation capacity in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. This is according to the knowledge brief recently...

China reopening coal mines as electricity demand accelerates

Coal-fired power generation in China is bucking global trends and getting ready to get bigger. The nation’s National Development and Reform Commission last week announced...

1.98-GW India coal-fired plant ready to enter operations by August

All three units of a massive new coal-fired power plant in India should be operational by the end of this month. Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd,...
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AEP issues RFP for coal to supply power plants over three years

American Electric Power is seeking fuel for its coal-fired power generation plants to supply through 2024. The Ohio-based AEP issued a request for proposal for...

Greece’s last coal plant project actually converting to natural gas by 2025

Power Engineering International Greece’s Public Power Corp. (PPC), the country’s biggest energy company, has announced that its coal-fired thermal power plant Ptolemaida 5 will be converted to...

New report: China now generates 54 percent of the world’s coal-fired electricity

Coal-fired power’s generation and carbon-intensity are both falling somewhat around the world, but China has emerged far and away as the dominant driver in...

Report: Asian electricity projects could drive coal to $1.5T global market by 2025

Chinese, Indian and Anglo companies will lead the way as a global coal market grows at a double-digit rate this year, according to a...

Coal project financing totals $1T globally despite Paris, zero-carbon pledges, report says

By Rod Walton, Power Engineering and POWERGEN+ Content Director Many utilities and nations around the developed world may be announcing accelerated moves away from coal-fired...

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