Despite financing difficulties, Adani remains focused on progressing its Carmichael coal mine project.
Australia should take a technology neutral approach to all low emissions energy sources, including renewables, gas, nuclear and advanced coal technologies, such as HELE generation plant and CCS.
The IEA Executive Director recently met with Australian Ministers and the energy community to review energy security and the role of renewables, natural gas and clean energy technologies.
Queensland Resources Council’s Executive Ian Macfarlane believes “Aurizon is willing to use its power as the monopoly operator of the network and further highlights why the regulatory process needs to be followed to maintain a level playing field.”
Australia's coal exports in 2017 were worth 35% than in 2016, and was the country's second largest export in 2017 after iron ore.
Glencore’s coal production for 2017 has declined by 3% compared with 2016, with a mixed result at Australian operations and as expected results in Colombia and South Africa.
In a recent statement, Chief Executive of Queensland Resources Council, Ian Macfarlane notes that the resources sector continues to support the Queensland economy with high coal demand and record LNG exports over the year of 2017.
The Australian minerals industry welcomes strong support from Australians for new-generation coal power through HELE coal-fired generation.