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Reports with information of interest to the coal industry

Coal offers cautious optimism for Trump at first post-election conference

URL: https://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/article.aspx?CDID=A-38623833-12331&KPLT=4 SNL, Christopher Coats, 12/8/2016 At one of the first industrywide gatherings since Election Day, the coal sector offered cautious optimism about the Trump administration’s impact on the industry after years of challenges. Gathered in New York for the … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, Beltway & Beyond, CAA, carbon, CCP, CCS, CCT, CCUS, Climate Change, CO2, Coal Trading Conference, conference, CPP, Election, Emerging Markets, Energy, Energy Trading, EPA, Export, Industry Reports, Mercury, Mining, NSPS GHG, OSM, Ozone, Permits, Policy, Power Generation, Stream Buffer Zone Rule | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Coal offers cautious optimism for Trump at first post-election conference

Coal may surpass natural gas as most common electricity generation fuel this winter

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, November 2016 After declining for several months, the share of U.S. electricity fueled by coal is expected to slowly begin growing when compared to the same period last year. In contrast, the … Continue reading

29. November 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: coal, Coal Market Strategies, Coal Prices, Energy, Energy Trading, Industry Reports, Marketplace Information, Mining, News Releases, Policy, Statistics, Updates | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Coal may surpass natural gas as most common electricity generation fuel this winter

Seaborne Thermal Coal – the Next Bull Market

Ed note: This article was originally published in Issue 2, 2015 of American Coal Magazine By: Mark Gresswell, HDR If we were to assess the future of the global coal sector from reading the mainstream press, we could safely assume … Continue reading

17. December 2015 by Jason Hayes
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On Tesla’s batteries and “disrupting” utilities

Interesting article on the Utility Dive website that discusses the likelihood of Elon Musk’s stationary storage tech disrupting utility generators. The short version of the article’s primary argument is that most people won’t have the space or finances to power … Continue reading

22. June 2015 by Jason Hayes
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U.S. coal mining industry sees “record low” fatalities in 2014

CSMonitor.com describes the positive effects of an industry-wide focus on miner safety in 2014. In 2014, coal mine-related fatalities hit a record low. So far this year, 16 people died in coal mining-related accidents, ducking under the previous low of 18 … Continue reading

02. January 2015 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Good for you, Industry Reports, Safety | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on U.S. coal mining industry sees “record low” fatalities in 2014

Platte River coal plant receives national honor

Congratulations to ACC member company, Platte River Power Authority, for having the Rawhide Energy Station Unit 1 named the “best-utilized U.S. coal-fired power plant” in the nation. Electric Light & Power (EL&P), ranked the electricity provider’s Rawhide Energy Station Unit … Continue reading

02. January 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Bechtel opens world’s first coal-seam-gas to LNG plant

On December 28th, Bechtel began loading LNG sourced from coal seams at their Queensland Curtis LNG facility. The QCLNG project connects more than 2,000 onshore wells, which flow into a 335 mile pipeline that moves the gas to the liquefaction facility … Continue reading

02. January 2015 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Australia, CCT, Energy, Good for you, Industry Reports, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Ports | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Bechtel opens world’s first coal-seam-gas to LNG plant

Administration releasing plans for 3,415 additional regulations

This Daily Caller article describes how the Obama administration has picked the last few hours remaining before the Thanksgiving holiday to release the updated federal Unified Agenda. The DC article describes the document as, the Obama administration’s regulatory road map … Continue reading

24. November 2014 by Jason Hayes
Categories: agenda, Energy, Environment, EPA, Government resources, Industry Reports, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Policy, USA | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Administration releasing plans for 3,415 additional regulations

EPA Clean Power Plan

Coalblog readers – just saw this note on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan webpage. The comment period has been extended to December 1, 2014

16. September 2014 by Jason Hayes
Categories: carbon, EPA, Government resources, Industry Reports, Policy, Regulation, USA | Tags: , , | 1 comment

Coal Market Strategies – Policy, Environment, & Technology

Have you registered for the 2014 Coal Market Strategies Conference in Park City, Utah on August 11 – 13? During our two-day program, Session III presenters will focus on Policy, the Environment, and Technology. Politics & Policy in 2014 – Prognostications on Mid-term Elections: We … Continue reading

18. July 2014 by Jason Hayes
Categories: carbon, Coal Market Strategies, Coal Prices, conference, Conference Presentations, Election 2014, Emissions, Energy, Environment, EPA, Events, Fuel Flexibility, Industry Reports, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Permits, Power Generation, Regulation, USA, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Coal Market Strategies – Policy, Environment, & Technology

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