Press release: Proposed Chinese coal regulations undermine Australian coal exports

SYDNEY // September 17, 2014: The National Development Reform Commission has proposed new measures to ban the burning of coal with ash content of more than 40% or sulphur content … Continue Reading →


Uncertainty over possible impact of ban by China on lower quality coal

By Babs McHugh, ABC Australia – “The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has played down reports which suggest some Australian coal exports to China could be under threat. And it … Continue Reading →


Adani’s Galilee Basin project ‘not commercially viable’

By Michael West, The Sydney Morning Herald – “There is some regrettable news afoot for the governments of Tony Abbott and Campbell Newman: the financial statements of Adani. This very … Continue Reading →


Wind energy surges in China, as demand for coal fades

By Tim Buckley, Renew Economy – China continues to report that its growth in domestic coal consumption is rapidly decelerating. The Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) forecasts … Continue Reading →


BILKED? Legitimate question exists on whether PPS was misled

PADUCAH – “We’ll grant that some of those behind a class action lawsuit related to power rates from the Prairie State Energy Campus may have ulterior motives. The lawsuit was … Continue Reading →

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China Reduces Coal Consumption

By View on the Ground – “China’s investment into alternate energy is finally paying off. For the first time in a century China is seeing Coal consumption fall… The Institute … Continue Reading →


Illinois customers file lawsuit against Prairie State coal plant over power costs

By Matthew Bandyk, SNL Financial – “The 1,600-­MW Prairie State Energy Campus, one of the last coal-­fired plants built before federal greenhouse gas regulations made such projects difficult to pursue, … Continue Reading →


Statement on Batavia class action lawsuit

By Sandy Buchanan, Executive Director, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis -We commend the citizens of Batavia for stepping forward to take legal action in search of straight answers … Continue Reading →


Oz seeks closer trade ties with India, energy sector a priority

By Neena Bhandari, Business Standard – SYDNEY – “With India becoming the largest source of skilled migrants to Australia, people-to-people links are spearheading business, trade and investment ties between the … Continue Reading →


Belmont solar-use billing is debated

By Emily Cataneo, Boston Globe -  “Belmont’s Light Department is considering a proposal that would change the way it bills customers who have solar energy panels, a move that some … Continue Reading →