Coal Fired

All news, trends, markets, policy and legislation related to coal-fired power projects and the electricity generated from coal. News will cover the operations and maintenance of plants, including boilers, steam turbines, and flue gas cleaning systems. This explores coal as a fossil fuel with high emissions produced during combustion, as well as clean coal innovation.

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Valmet to automate Malaysia’s second-largest thermal power plant

In Malaysia, Kapar Energy Ventures has selected technology firm Valmet to automate its 2,200MW thermal power plant.

Blackouts continue in Texas as cold weather lingers

Millions of people in the US state of Texas are still without electricity and water to date as a result of the cold weather that has swept across southern US.

Op-Ed: Fossil fuels versus renewables as global temperatures plummet

This week debates have heated up about the world's shift away from fossil fuels, as frigid temperatures have wreaked havoc from Turkey to Texas.

Webcast 23 Feb: The question of coal in the energy transition

A panel of experts explores the balance between embracing clean energy and exploiting least-cost resources.
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Overcoming Europe’s coal hurdle on the path to net zero

In December 2020, European leaders agreed to increased climate ambition with a 2030 emissions reduction target of 55%.

Webcast recording: Repurposing power plant infrastructure

Find out what creative solutions are being implemented in the refurbishing of power plants, the innovative technologies they employ and the opportunities for suppliers.
Asia-Pacific

Coal and the energy transition in APAC

Coal continues to play a prominent role in APAC, however, there are technologies and processes that help us reduce carbon emissions from thermal generation.
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BNEF releases top ten predictions for the power sector in 2021

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has released its top ten predictions for the power sector in 2021.
HSBC

HSBC feels the pressure to abandon fossil fuel financing

Fifteen institutional investors with a combined $2.4 trillion in assets under management have filed a climate change resolution at HSBC.

Fossil fuels to dominate Africa’s energy mix this decade – report

A new study into Africa’s energy generation uses a state-of-the-art machine-learning technique to analyse the pipeline of more than 2,500 planned power plants.

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