SUEK is one of the world’s largest coal companies that produces higher-quality enriched coal.
The report considers how the use of coal contributes to affordable energy prices, and allows broader access to electricity and improved industrial competitiveness of economies in various regions.
The Colombian Mining Association (CMA) has joined the World Coal Association (WCA), the global network for the coal industry, as its newest Associate Member.
The World Coal Association (WCA) has called on participants at Climate Week to recognise the role of all low emission technologies in reducing global CO2 emissions.
World Coal Association calls for governments worldwide to support all low emission technologies equally
The World Coal Association (WCA) has today called for governments worldwide to show a genuine commitment to widening the deployment of all low emission technologies, in order to meet global energy needs and make significant cuts in CO2 emissions.
World Coal Association calls on World Bank to recognise the critical role of coal in meeting global energy needs
The World Coal Association (WCA) has today called on the World Bank to recognise the vital role of coal in bringing affordable, reliable electricity to hundreds of millions of people in developing and emerging economies.
Many more countries will be making their pledges in the coming months.
The World Coal Association has welcomed today’s announcement by China of its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) in preparation for the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris later this year.
The IEA report highlights how crucial cleaner coal technologies will be if global climate ambitions are to be met.
The World Coal Association (WCA), the leading global coal industry body, has announced the appointment of Benjamin Sporton as its new Chief Executive and Mick Buffier as Chairman.
The World Coal Association's chairman and Glencore executive, Mick Buffier, has called governments to increase investment in low emission technologies.
Technologies such as high efficiency, low emissions (HELE) coal plants and carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS), can make a significant contribution to reducing global CO2 emissions as part of the energy mix.
The province’s leading electricity supplier SaskPower is preparing to commission a new 110MW coal fired boiler with full CCS.
In 2012 its consumption grew by 2.5% in comparison to 2.2% for natural gas.
Our industry has to remind everyone about the value of coal for socio-economic development, especially when irresponsible and ignorant calls are being made to phase out coal or stop its export.
The key issue at the negotiations from the WCA’s perspective is access to energy. It is one of the issues that really demonstrates what some see as being achievable in the divide between environmental and development challenges.
Using publicly available figures from Vestas, a large manufacturer of wind turbines, WCA has calculated the amount of coal used in the production of offshore and onshore wind turbines as demonstrated by our new infographic below:
As we approach the last hours of this year’s climate change negotiations, informal bilateral and multilateral meetings multiply until early morning hours.
Despite the latest round of UN climate change negotiations concluding in Cancun at the end of 2010 and a temporary hiatus in climate talks until Bangkok in April, it has still been a busy start to the year on energy and environment issues, with a number of important meetings and consultations taking place. Read WCA Chief Executive Milton Catelin's blog.