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New Generation Coal Technology – Why HELE coal-fired power generation is part of Australia’s energy solution
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New Generation Coal Technology – Why HELE coal-fired power generation is part of Australia’s energy solution

Source: Minerals Council Australia The Minerals Council has published a new document, New Generation Coal Technology. The publication demonstrates how new High Efficiency Low Emissions power plants deliver secure, affordable…

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Remove the distortions and clean coal will cheaply lower CO2 emissions

by Brendan Pearson – Minerals Council Australia From the Australian Financial Review  At 8am today, coal will provide about 80 per cent of the electricity used on Australia’s east coast….

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Strong support for coal to deliver affordable and reliable electricity

The Australian coal industry welcomes the comments today from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that coal will continue to play a critical role in the delivery of reliable and inexpensive electricity…

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Prime Minister Turnbull’s national leadership on energy policy – NSWMC

The NSW Minerals Council – of which Whitehaven Coal is a member – has endorsed the comments on energy policy from Prime Minister Turnbull and welcomed his leadership in advocating…

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Japanese government planning to build 45 new coal fired power stations to diversify supply

The Japanese government is moving ahead with its plans to build up to 45 new coal fired power stations. The power plants will utilise high energy, low emissions (HELE) technology…

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Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton to the 2017 BP Energy Outlook

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton to the 2017 BP Energy Outlook | World Coal Association It is significant that the BP report identifies the benefits of rising energy efficiency…

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Port of Newcastle export figures show strong demand for NSW coal

The 2016 Port of Newcastle export figures highlight the strong global demand for NSW coal, with a new monthly coal export record of 15.9 million tonnes achieved in December. “The…

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New generation coal: reliable, secure and low emissions

The minerals sector welcomes new research undertaken by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science showing that new coal generation technologies can reduce Australia’s emissions sharply while providing reliable and…

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Asia – Coal’s future

Asia: Coal’s future | World Coal Association  As economies develop and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are realised, demand for energy will increase as more people move to…

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Minister Canavan congratulated for common sense call on new technology coal power plants

The NSW Minerals Council has welcomed federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan’s support for new technology coal-fired power stations as an option for meeting Australia’s future energy needs, as outlined in…