News archive

May 2017

Dubai: Pioneering a Sustainable Energy Model for Sustainable Development and Security of Supply

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 4 By Taher Diab, Senior Director of Strategy & Planning, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy The Emirate of Dubai is one of the fastest...

May 10th 2017

Coal-Fired Power Generation in Japan and the World

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 4 By Sumie Nakayama, Senior Advisor on Climate Change, J-POWER The Japanese government set its 2030 power generation target shares for...

May 3rd 2017

April 2017

Solving Energy Poverty, Unemployment, and Growth Challenges in South Africa

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 4 By Rob Jeffrey, Senior Economist and Managing Consultant, Econometrix (Pty) Ltd INTRODUCTION The three fundamental objectives of...

Apr 26th 2017

The Role of CCS in a Well-Below 2°C World

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 4 By Kamel Ben Naceur, Director, Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks Directorate, International Energy Agency Samantha...

Apr 19th 2017

WCA CEO statement as Sec. Perry visits Petra Nova CCS project

"It's encouraging to see Secretary Perry visiting the Petra Nova facility. The Petra Nova CCS project is a huge step for a low emissions future and we hope it will lead to further support and...

Apr 13th 2017

Development of Coal Gasification Technology in China

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue  By Wang Fuchen, Professor, Associate Dean, School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, East China University of...

Apr 12th 2017

WCA welcomes Cerrejón into membership

Bogota, 06 April, 2017 - Colombian mining giant, Cerrejón, has joined the World Coal Association (WCA). Cerrejón is the second member to join the WCA this year, and becomes part of a strong, global...

Apr 7th 2017

Beyond HELE: Why CCS Is Imperative Now

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 4 By Brad Page, CEO, Global CCS Institute It is now clear that the outcome of the Paris climate talks was a game changer, delivering a...

Apr 6th 2017

March 2017

Coaltrans interviews Benjamin Sporton

Last year was a good year for coal, with prices finally recovering. As the CEO of the world’s primary association of coal miners, what’s the mood of the industry? Are executives confident that...

Mar 30th 2017

The Role of Coal in the Energy Supply of the EU-28

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 3 By Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, Executive Chair, World Energy Resources, World Energy Council The European Union (EU-28) is one of the...

Mar 29th 2017