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Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

Aug 24th 2016

The World Coal Association (WCA) has recently published a series of country-specific factsheets titled “Coal in key economies” looking at the countries that recognised a role for high efficiency low...

Role of HELE technology recognised by development bank

Aug 12th 2016

Role of HELE technology recognised by development bank

The success of the last year’s Paris Agreement was predicated on the climate pledges made by 187 countries representing 98% of the world’s population and 95% of global emissions. Known as Intended...

WCA Case study: Glencore

Aug 9th 2016

WCA Case study: Glencore

The World Coal Association has published today a new case study from Glencore which looks at the company’s land rehabilitation initiatives in Australia. Glencore’s rehabilitation and restoration...

IEACCC: Levelling the intermittency of renewables with coal

Aug 8th 2016

IEACCC: Levelling the intermittency of renewables with coal

Renewables are an intermittent source of electricity – the wind doesn’t blow all the time, the sun doesn’t shine 24 hours a day. Base load power is essential to support reliable, stable electricity...

The G20 continuous focus on Energy Efficiency

Jul 18th 2016

The G20 continuous focus on Energy Efficiency

On 29-30 June, the G20 held an Energy Ministerial Meeting in Beijing where the Energy Efficiency Leading Programme (EELP) was adopted. The EELP builds on the G20 Energy Efficiency Action Plan and...

Extract magazine, issue 1: Coal in the Paris Agreement

Jul 13th 2016

Extract magazine, issue 1: Coal in the Paris Agreement

The World Coal Association (WCA) launched today the first issue of Extract online magazine. This first issue focuses on the role of coal in the Paris Agreement. Extract magazine will be curating...

Coal in the energy mix of Indonesia

Jul 11th 2016

Coal in the energy mix of Indonesia

The World Coal Association (WCA) continues our focus on coal in key economies with a new fact sheet on Indonesia. The continuation of Indonesia’s economic, political and social success story...

IEA air quality report endorses role for cleaner coal technology

Jul 5th 2016

IEA air quality report endorses role for cleaner coal technology

Rapid economic growth drives the processes of urbanisation and industrialisation. However, in the recent past, while these developments have raised social and economic indicators, they have also been...

Coal and air quality

Coal and air quality

Jun 27th 2016

During the burning of coal, emissions can occur that cause concerns about air quality, but technologies exist to address that challenge. The World Coal Association (WCA) supports the use of these...