News archive

July 2018

WCA comments on the IEA’s 2018 World Energy Investment report

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its annual World Energy Investment 2018. The report looks at how investment decisions made today will determine energy supply and demand capacity...

Jul 17th 2018

WCA announces leadership transition amid resurgence in coal fundamentals

The World Coal Association today announced that it is embarking on a leadership transition as CEO Benjamin Sporton leaves the organisation in September 2018.  Mr Sporton will become the head of...

Jul 10th 2018

BP Review shows rising coal consumption and highlights importance of low emission technologies

Every year, BP produces a series of reports that highlight and forecast trends in the world’s energy mix. The BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2018, issued last month, is an annual report that...

Jul 9th 2018

June 2018

Petra Nova demonstrates technical potential- but that's just one side of the coin

In discussions about pathways for reducing emissions, carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) is considered a key technology in the low-carbon portfolio. Over the course of the last 10 to 15 years -...

Jun 20th 2018

WCA responds to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2018

Responding to BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2018, Benjamin Sporton, Chief Executive of the World Coal Association (WCA) said: “BP’s Energy Outlook continues to support a number of...

Jun 15th 2018

Industry experts discuss responsible energy at Bettercoal event

On 27 June, WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton will be joining a group of experts to discuss the importance of responsible supply chains in the coal industry. Coal will remain an important fuel source for...

Jun 13th 2018

May 2018

Coal and the SDGs: London roundtable

The World Coal Association (WCA) is holding a series of roundtables throughout 2018 to explore coal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This series of roundtables will bring...

May 23rd 2018

U.S. Secretary of Energy addresses WCA conference

The World Coal Association held a conference last week in Washington, DC with the title “Accelerating Deployment of Low Emission Coal Technology in the US and Globally”.  The conference...

May 21st 2018

Peabody’s Glenn Kellow announced as new Chairman of WCA

The World Coal Association (WCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Kellow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peabody, as Chairman. The WCA Board confirmed the appointment at...

May 17th 2018

WCA event: Accelerating Deployment of Low Emission Coal Technology in the US and Globally

The World Coal Association (WCA) is holding a one-day conference in Washington DC with the theme “Accelerating Deployment of Low Emission Coal Technology in the US and Globally”. The conference,...

May 15th 2018