News archive

October 2017

WCA signs MoU with Bettercoal

Bettercoal and the World Coal Association (WCA) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) strengthening their partnership.  This agreement will see WCA and Bettercoal work closely...

Oct 31st 2017

WCA host one-day forum in London

The World Coal Association is hosting in London a one-day forum to discuss coal’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With the theme, Sustainable Coal Forum: mapping coal...

Oct 31st 2017

Technology: The common ground solution toward low-carbon energy

Few industries have the satisfaction of providing an essential product that is so vital to so many. Coal provides reliable, affordable baseload generation, offering enormous benefits that...

Oct 27th 2017

IEA report recognises coal’s role in energy access

The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report detailing the significant role that coal has played in improving energy access around the world. According...

Oct 19th 2017

WCA responds to ASEAN Ministers’ joint statement

The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed a joint Ministerial Statement from the just-concluded 35th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) in Manila, Philippines. In the statement, the...

Oct 2nd 2017

September 2017

ACE & WCA are Partnering for Cleaner Coal Technology

Manilla – The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and the World Coal Association (WCA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formalises their long-term partnership during the ASEAN...

Sep 28th 2017

WCA Case study: Shenhua Group

The World Coal Association has published today a new case study from the Shenhua Group looking at how the company has researched and developed ultra-low non-CO2 emissions technology for its...

Sep 21st 2017

Is India ready to fully fund carbon capture technology?

Following a news report that India is ready to fully fund carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, WCA Policy Manager, Liam McHugh, has been looking at what this means for India and the general...

Sep 20th 2017

Benefits of Increasing Emission Standards for Coal-fired Power Plants in ASEAN beyond Environment and Health

East Asia depends heavily on coal, given its abundance, as a reliable energy source. Coal use patterns around the region reflect the rising demand for electricity needed to power and steer economic...

Sep 12th 2017

World Water Week 2017

This year, World Water Week  is turning attention to water and waste management issues around the world with the theme “water and waste: reduce and reuse”. According to the UN, by 2025,...

Sep 1st 2017