Coal is a vital energy and strategic resource that is essential to the world’s sustainable development and energy security objectives, says World Coal Association.
Coal will be essential to help India meet its future energy needs, as the country’s energy demand is projected to more than double through to 2040.
While western Europe is reducing its coal use, most countries in Eastern Europe are still reliant on the fuel.
A new World Coal Association report is calling for international commitment on carbon capture, use and storage technologies.
A report by the WCA has argued that the Bank should provide greater financial support to help coal-dependent countries achieve low emissions.
The World Coal Association has commented on the ‘Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C’, released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The new report is clear that cleaner coal technologies are the lowest cost option among all available low emission technologies in ASEAN.
Corwyn Bruce, Head of Technical Services with the International CCS Knowledge Centre, answers questions on the announced retirement of coal-fired power units BD4&5 and what this means for CCS.
Following Benjamin Sporton’s departure, WCA Communications and Strategy Director Katie Warrick will serve as Interim CEO during the organisation’s transition period.