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WCA responds to BP Energy Outlook 2018

WCA responds to BP Energy Outlook 2018

Feb 20th 2018

Responding to BP’s Energy Outlook 2018, Benjamin Sporton, Chief Executive of the World Coal Association (WCA) said: Clearly, the world’s energy system is changing and there is an international...

WCA welcomes tax break for CCS technologies

Feb 12th 2018

WCA welcomes tax break for CCS technologies

The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed increased and extended tax breaks for companies that invest in carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) technologies in the United States. The provision is...

CCS is essential to climate change mitigation

Feb 8th 2018

CCS is essential to climate change mitigation

IEA WEO 2017 Insights In our final “IEA WEO 2017 Insights”, we take a look at carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies and their role in achieving global climate goals. CCS is an...

Southeast Asia’s electricity generation

Jan 31st 2018

Southeast Asia’s electricity generation

IEA WEO 2017 Insights With energy demand growing at twice the pace of China, Southeast Asia is what IEA WEO 2017 calls “a rising heavyweight in global energy”[1]. In the IEA’s analysis,...

WCA comments on Moody’s Investors Service report on CCS

Jan 26th 2018

WCA comments on Moody’s Investors Service report on CCS

The World Coal Association (WCA) welcomes Moody’s call for accelerated investment in CCS technology in its latest Investors Service report. WCA Chief Executive Benjamin Sporton says: We...

India’s electricity generation

Jan 24th 2018

India’s electricity generation

IEA WEO 2017 Insights In the third post in our IEA WEO 2017 Insights series, we review how India’s electricity generation has evolved. According to the IEA, India’s electricity generation more...

Global electricity mix

Jan 12th 2018

Global electricity mix

IEA WEO 2017 Insights The International Energy Agency (IEA) published its annual review of the global energy system, the World Energy Outlook (WEO), in November 2017. According to WEO 2017,...

Global primary energy demand

Global primary energy demand

Jan 4th 2018

IEA WEO 2017 Insights Every year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) publishes the World Energy Outlook (WEO), its flagship report that looks at the status of global energy, the annual shifts...

WCA responds to BHP statement

Dec 19th 2017

WCA responds to BHP statement

In response to BHP’s statement today, WCA Chairman Mick Buffier said: “Naturally we are disappointed at the outcome of the review, we do not feel that the report accurately reflects the views...