Africa will not increase electricity access and limit carbon emissions, a new study has reported, undermining hopes for a potential “leapfrog” effect.
NorSea UK has said visits by grain and coal cargo ships to its quayside facilities in Peterhead reflect important new markets opening up after a multi-million-pound investment in diversification.
The UK power generation industry is headed for its greenest year yet as more capacity for renewables is added and coal plants are needed less often.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has opted to halt its proposed financing of a 1,050 MW coal power plant in Kenya’s Lamu County.
Once a year, the International Energy Agency attempts to impose some order on the chaotic world of oil, gas, power and carbon by publishing detailed scenarios on how the next few decades might unfold.
Natural gas demand fell only 3% in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 but its future is looking bleaker, a new report from S&P Global has warned.
BHP Group says it’s getting rid of thermal coal mines to help prepare for a lower-emissions future, yet the company’s still counting on fossil fuels to drive its business for another decade.
For more than a century, coal has played a primary role in the UK’s energy mix.
ExxonMobil is exploring opportunities to invest in LNG-to-power projects in Vietnam as the country faces chronic electricity shortages and Hanoi welcomes US companies to fix a trade imbalance.
Renewable energy is now edging out fossil fuels on price as technologies achieve lower power costs, according to a new report.
BlackRock Inc. has challenged Korea Electric Power Corp. over plans to invest in new coal-fired power plants in Vietnam and Indonesia.
Polish oil refiner PKN Orlen’s announcement that it will only complete the 1 GW Ostroleka power plant if it is fuelled by gas and not coal signals that Poland’s energy transition is underway.
Eskom has cleared its COO of accusations, including corruption and abuse of power, following an external investigation.
South Africa has many challenges but perhaps the most emblematic is Eskom and the country’s power sector.
Coal power developers risk wasting hundreds of billions of pounds as new renewables are now cheaper than new coal plants around the world, a report warns.
Last year saw the biggest falls in global electricity generation from coal and power sector carbon emissions since at least 1990, analysis suggests.
The sale of the most polluting fuels burned in household stoves and open fires will be phased out from next year in England to clean up the air, the Government has said.
The UK’s move towards renewable energy sources has helped drive a faster rate of decarbonisation in the past decade than anywhere else in the world, according to a new study.
A deal by the US and China goes some way to ending the two-year trade war, with particular support in the agreement for agriculture and energy exports.
Trafigura has made its first investment in solar power in Africa, via PASH Global, buying a stake in a Malian project.
The US is eager to export LNG and coal to African states, US Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg told the Africa Oil Week conference.
From the Rocky Mountains to the Rhineland and Australia’s Great Dividing Range, the great tide of the coal industry is receding.
After powering the British economy for centuries, coal is a dying breed in the nation’s energy mix.
An analyst has predicted “massive investments” for the UK’s renewables sector between now and 2030.
Christopher Cline, the billionaire coal tycoon best known for reviving Illinois’s mining industry and making a fortune doing it, died in a helicopter crash Thursday -- just a day shy of his 61st birthday.