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All news, trends, markets and announcements related to new projects classified as coal-fired, with specific focus on new projects for power plants and the installation of equipment 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.

GE to support digitisation of Dominican Republic’s largest coal plant

GE has announced it is providing the Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales with a combined software and services package at the Central Termoeléctrica Punta Catalina power plant.

Global coal capacity is booming thanks to China and Japan

Japan and China are becoming the drivers of new coal-fired capacity worldwide, even as the U.S. and Europe continue their move away from the power generation resource.

New coal plants in India ‘unviable’ say economic analysts

India’s coal-fired power project pipeline is rapidly shrinking with 46 GW of cancellations in the last twelve months.

Shanghai Electric achieves financial close on large-scale coal project in...

Shanghai Electric Group has achieved financial close for the coal project out of the Thar Block-1 Integrated Coal Mine Power Project in Pakistan

US DoE pledges up to $64m in clean coal R&D funding

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $64m in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding...

World’s largest public bank cuts finance for coal and oil

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the world’s largest international public bank and the €555bn ($612bn) lending arm of the EU, has adopted...

India sets sights on Nigerian energy market

An exclusive interview with Dr Rajeev Singh, the director general and CEO of the Indian Chamber of...

Malaysia ultra-supercritical coal-fired plant goes online

The first of two 1000 MW ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plants in Port Dickson have started commercial operations, bringing the total power generation capacity in the Malay Peninsula to 22,748 MW.

Pakistan celebrates launch of new $2bn coal plant

The government of Islamabad has announced that its $2bn, 1320 MW coal-fired power plant has successfully commenced commercial operations.

Bharat Heavy commissions third coal unit at India power project

India's power equipment and infrastructure firm Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned a 250 MW coal-fired unit in Bihar that is a part of a joint venture between the state-run electricity firm NTPC and Indian Railways.

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