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IEEFA welcomes Karl Cates as Director of Media Relations

Karl Cates, a former editor for Bloomberg LP and the New York Times, has joined the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) as Director of Media Relations.  Cates … Continue Reading →

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Press release: Tide is turning against thermal coal – high cost new mines don’t make sense for investors

New York – “New research by the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) today identifies major financial risks for investors in coal producers around the world, from the domino effect of slowing … Continue Reading →

City leaders call for change to Paducah Power’s Board of Directors

By Todd Faulkner and Jennifer Horbelt, WPSD Local Channel 6, – PADUCAH – “A call for change in an effort to reduce your power bill. The mayor of Paducah and … Continue Reading →


Looming China policy may decide coal market fate

The future for coal producers will hinge on the world’s largest emitter and its next five-year plan By Gerard Wynn, Responding to Climate Change  – “China is poised to announce … Continue Reading →


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 →