Australia’s Dotz Nano has found a new use for coal that could be a welcome boost to the dying industry, particularly in the US.
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Solar power, once derided as an expensive and unreliable energy source, has become a major generator of employment in the United States, according to new data supplied by The Solar Foundation.
Everybody seems to love Graphene, the one-atom-thick sheets of carbon that aren't just super flexible, harder than diamond, and stronger than steel, but are also able to conduct electricity better than copper.
If you’ve ever searched online for unbiased and fact-driven articles on energy, you’ve probably noticed that they can be quite rare. Almost every information source seems to be pushing an agenda.
Regulators argue the undisclosed liabilities increase the probability that the state will be left with claims under the surface-mining and other environmental laws.
He has promised to ease regulations on the coal and oil sectors, and pull the US from global agreements aimed to curb climate change.
The deal includes a 17% interest in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, south of Sydney.
Peabody circulated a term sheet last week that implied the first lien debt would be impaired, prompting an organizational push, MINING.com has learned.
Power generation costs could be dramatically reduced by the adoption of semi-portable, flexible solar and wind energy solution, say experts.
The projects, many of them in the renewables sector, are expected to also boost machinery acquisitions and generate close to 3,000 new jobs.
The thin-film solar module stack made up of perovskite and Copper Indium Gallium Selenide has a conversion efficiency of 17.8%.
Project addresses one of the biggest challenges faced by the wide-scale adoption of renewable energy — storage.
The coal giant also said it would review its assets in Australia to run a smaller but "more profitable" basis.
Alpha, which filed for bankruptcy in August last year, is scheduled to ask a federal judge Thursday to approve its exit plan despite objections to it.
Report claims that Walter Energy, Patriot Coal, Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal and Peabody Energy also allocated more than half a billion dollars for top executives salaries in decade before going bankrupt.
This is the third time in a month the U.S. coal miner downsizes its workforce.
The new mineral processing technique also makes the extraction environmentally friendly.
ZSW and HZB present current data – with new opportunities for Europe’s solar industry
The global coal industry is being squeezed by competition from cheap gas, declining demand and clean-air regulations that have raised costs for burning the fossil fuel.
Prime Minister's decision wipes out plans to construct 70 large new coal power plants, in favour of gas, and renewables, such as wind and solar.
The amount is available for six new projects aimed to enable the development and demonstration of integrated, scalable, and cost-effective solar technologies.
The freeze on new leases for coal mined from federal lands is part of a sweeping review of the federal coal plan.
Documentary to air Jan. 26 on PBS tells the story of how coal miners came together in a protracted struggle for their rights.
In his final State of the Union address, Obama said companies leasing coal and oil rights on federal land should pay more for the effects those fuels have on climate change.
Analysts from McKinsey and Co. warn the U.S. is currently home to a collection of “zombie mines” that cannot turn a profit, but are too costly to close.