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WCA begins implementation of PACE

WCA begins implementation of PACE

Sep 15th 2016

On 6 September the World Coal Association, as part of its global Platform for Accelerating Coal Efficiency (PACE), in partnership with the Ministries of Environment & Forestry and Energy &...

International workshop focusses on deploying HELE coal in Indonesia

Sep 6th 2016

International workshop focusses on deploying HELE coal in Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia – The World Coal Association (WCA) in collaboration with the Ministries of Environment & Forestry and Energy & Natural Resources of Indonesia, held today in Jakarta a joint...

Building pathways for HELE in Indonesia

Aug 30th 2016

Building pathways for HELE in Indonesia

There is no doubt that the Paris Agreement delivered at last year’s COP21 negotiations represented a landmark accomplishment. The success of the Paris Agreement was founded on the national climate...

Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

Aug 24th 2016

Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

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

The G20 continuous focus on Energy Efficiency

Jul 18th 2016

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...