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  • Hydro beats nuclear and coal, beats oil and gas

    Researchers in Italy and the UK have reviewed the economic, social and environmental impact of hydro, coal, oil, gas and nuclear power. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, but of these conventional electricity generation technologies, hydroelectric power appears to be the most sustainable and acceptable environmentally and economically. Nuclear and coal run a close second place but oil or ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Wind energy installations outperform gas and coal in 2014

    Across the 28 Member States, the wind industry connected a total of 11,791 MW to the grid with coal and gas adding 3,305 MW and 2,338 MW respectively. Moreover, the coal and gas industries in Europe both retired more capacity than they commissioned in 2014. In comparison, wind energy capacity in Europe increased 3.8% year on year from 2013, with cumulative installations now standing at 128.8 GW ...


    By WindEurope

  • “Like it or not coal is here to stay…”

    Global coal demand growth slows slightly, IEA says in latest 5-year outlook Strong Chinese policies to reduce coal dependency seen curbing growth, but Asian demand remains buoyant Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing dependency on coal will help restrain global coal demand growth over the next fiveyears, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Clean coal is possible - EPA

    A U.S. Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has delivered a series of recommendations on overcoming the barriers to the widespread, cost-effective deployment of CCS within 10 years. The Task Force concluded that CCS can play an important role in domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions while preserving the option of using coal and other abundant domestic fossil ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The alternative to coal in South Africa

    With a desperate need for dispatchable generation, South Africa should be readily embracing CSP as a low-carbon, sustainable, base load energy alternative. So why do its energy authorities remain unconvinced? This question has formed the subject of Part 2 of the CSP Today South Africa Guide. Forget green energy: while most nations are concerned about carbon reduction, South Africa seems more ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Clarke Energy & GE Driving Coal Seam Gas to LNG Expansion in Australia

    GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced Clarke Energy, GE’s Jenbacher gas engine authorised distributor for Australia, has been selected to supply Australia Pacific LNG with 19 new Jenbacher J620 gas engines for two on-site power projects in rural Queensland. The 3-megawatt (MW) gas engines will be used to generate a total ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Coal Bed Methane Gas Market by Technology, Application to 2011 – 2021

    Coal bed methane (CBM) is an unconventional natural gas found adsorbed in coal seams. It is primarily extracted from bituminous and sub-bituminous coals. The gas is stored in the coal matrix through adsorption. Coal seam methane can be extracted before, during, or after coal mining operations take place; based on which it can be classified as CBM, ...


  • Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest US electricity source

    Natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this spring, a milestone that has been in the making for years as the price of gas slides and new regulations make coal more risky for power generators. About 31 percent of electric power generation in April came from natural gas, and 30 percent from coal, according to a recently released ...


    By Associated Press

  • Oil remains king, but coal and natural gas use continue to grow

    Although oil remains the world’s leading energy source, coal and natural gas continue to grow in significance, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service (www.worldwatch.org). Global consumption of coal increased 5.4 percent in 2011, to 3.72 billion tons of oil equivalent, while natural gas use grew 2.2 percent, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • German nuclear phase-out ignites push for coal, gas

    A battle over the future shape of Germany's energy industry is looming after its pioneering decision to shut all 17 of its nuclear reactors by 2022. The move followed a wave of anti-nuclear protests sparked by the disaster in Fukushima, Japan. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that power use would be cut 10% by 2020 and renewables such as wind and solar energy would be further expanded. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

    These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices. Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far less expensive than they have been in recent years. Consumers are rejoicing. Fossil fuel companies are reeling. Countries ...


    By Associated Press

  • Coal Seam Gas (CSG/CBM) Market in Asia 2011

    This is the latest report from industry analysis specialists offering comprehensive information on the Asian Coal Seam Gas market, covering Australia, China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam. The report provides information on the coal seam gas and coal bed methane overall scenario, reserves, exploration, production, production forecast and status of CSG/CBM projects. The research also provides an in ...


  • Natural gas and renewable energy substitute coal in energy storage in Euskadi

    The Basque Energy Authority (EVE-EEE) has published new research on energy trends in Euskadi corresponding to 2013 wherein once again a drop in consumption was registered. This reduction was seen in all sources of energy and in all consumer sectors, with the exception of the transport sector that has maintained its upward trend of the past few years. Moreover, coal has been definitively relegated ...

  • Offshore wind industry can compete with gas and coal within a decade

    The report states that the industry must significantly reduce costs over the next five years through a number of key actions, outlining where savings can be found. These include deploying larger turbines to increase energy capture (9%); fostering competition between industrial players (7%); commissioning new projects (7%); and tackling challenges in the supply chain such as construction ...


    By WindEurope

  • Successful overhaul of Arrow Energy’s Daandine coal seam gas powerplant

    In 2006, Clarke Energy completed the design and installation of the Daandine Power Station, located at Kogan, west of Brisbane in Queensland. The site, which is operated by Clarke Energy staff, is powered by coal seam gas produced from Arrow Energy’s nearby Daandine gas field. The ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • S.A. Underground Coal Gasification Workshop

    Clarke Energy is delighted to be sponsoring the South African Underground Coal Gasification Workshop – Unlocking Southern Africa’s Unmineable Coal Reserves – which will be held on the 24th of August 2015. The event will be held at the Graceland Hotel, Casino and Country Club, Secunda. South Africa’s power generation network is currently under ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Burn Coal and Reduce CO2 Not Increase It

    Documento sin título Contrary to the popular belief, coal can actually be utilized to reduce greenhouse gases not increase them. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA plans to regulate coal ash

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today is proposing the first-ever national rules to ensure the safe disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Coal combustion residuals, commonly known as coal ash, are byproducts of the combustion of coal at power plants and are disposed of in liquid form at large surface impoundments and in solid form at landfills. The residuals ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Unconventional Gas (Gas Shales and Coal Bed Methane) - Global Market Analysis, Industry Developments, Investment Scenario and Forecasts to 2020

    Unconventional Gas (Gas Shales and Coal Bed Methane) - Global Market Analysis, Industry Developments, Investment Scenario and Forecasts to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, and analyzes the developments in the unconventional gas sector globally. The report provides an overview of the ...


  • Unconventional Gas (Gas Shales and Coal Bed Methane) - Market Analysis, Industry Developments, Investment Scenario and Forecasts to 2020

    “Unconventional Gas (Gas Shales and Coal Bed Methane) - Global Market Analysis, Industry Developments, Investment Scenario and Forecasts to 2020” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, and analyzes the developments in the unconventional gas sector globally. The report provides an overview of the unconventional gas market by key resource types, ...


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