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Advancing past “Baseload” to a flexible grid
On 11/17/2017 by Judy W. Chang & colleagues ...

This report sheds light on why coal and nuclear plants have become less economical, why their ability to produce power continuously throughout most of the year is less essential in today’s supply mix, and why operational flexibility ...

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Coal Utilization for Power and Chemicals in a Carbon-Constrained World
Coal Utilization for Power and Chemicals in a Carbon-Constrained World
On 11/16/2017 by Raghubir Gupta

Long-term global concerns are expected to continue driving reduction of carbon emission...

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Europe's Coal-Fired Power Plants: Rough Times Ahead
Europe's Coal-Fired Power Plants: Rough Times Ahead
On 11/10/2017 by Gerard Wynn & Paolo Coghe

In Europe, as elsewhere, coal-fired power plants face growing regulatory pressures to l...

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Illinois Basin coal production back to 2016 levels
Illinois Basin coal production back to 2016 levels
On 11/10/2017 by John Hanou

2016 Illinois Basin (ILB) coal production was only 98 million tons, a drop of nearly 40...

Featured Event11/21/2017 - 11/22/2017

Coal Market and Trading Programme

This intensive and interactive course focuses on how the international coal markets are developing. The course identifies the price risks involved and the use of OTC and exchange traded instruments in managing these risks.

Featured Event01/31/2018 - 02/02/2018

South African Coal Export Conference 2018
South African Coal Export Conference 2018

One of the most Informative conferences on coal exports! Hear from industry experts as they discuss what lies ahead for the South African coal markets - and what that means for your business. Join your colleagues, customers and competitors at the...

Featured Event12/06/2017

DTC Coal Lunch - Dec. 6
DTC Coal Lunch - Dec. 6

The event follows the Coal Trading Association’s annual conference at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City (Dec 4 - 5), so we encourage those coming to town to stay the extra day for one last chance of networking and market insight.

Featured Event12/13/2017 - 12/14/2017

3rd Workshop on Advanced Ultrasupercritical Power Plant
3rd Workshop on Advanced Ultrasupercritical Power Plant

The leading specialist workshop on the development of high-efficiency coal power plant with 700ᵒC+ steam cycles.

Featured Event04/03/2018 - 04/12/2018

National Coal Council Annual Spring Meeting
National Coal Council Annual Spring Meeting

The event will be hosted at the Marriott Dupont Circle. Meeting registration and hotel reservation information will be emailed to NCC members and associates in December.

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Wood Mackenzie

As a global leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, metals and mining industries, we provide objective analysis and advice on assets, companies and markets, giving clients the insight they need to make better strategic decisions.


International Coal News (ICN)
International Coal News (ICN)

International Coal News (ICN) is the world’s only coal mining specific news source. The daily (Monday to Friday) email bulletin...

Perret Associates
Perret Associates

Perret Associates is a compact team of five people specialized in, market analysis and research, modelling, production of repor...