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WCA welcomes Berau Coal Energy as its newest member

Jan 12th 2017

WCA welcomes Berau Coal Energy as its newest member

London - The only body acting internationally on behalf of coal, the World Coal Association (WCA), announced today that Indonesian coal mining company, Berau Coal Energy, has joined its membership...

Asia: Coal’s future

Jan 11th 2017

Asia: Coal’s future

As economies develop and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are realised, demand for energy will increase as more people move to cities for greater economic opportunity, modern...

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton on the Petra Nova launch

Jan 10th 2017

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton on the Petra Nova launch

“Because coal will continue to be central to global energy, carbon capture and storage (CCS) is vital. The Petra Nova milestone is a big deal for a low emissions future. This is one huge...

WCA statement on apointment of Rick Perry as US Energy Secretary

Dec 14th 2016

WCA statement on apointment of Rick Perry as US Energy Secretary

The World Coal Association (WCA) welcomes the appointment of Rick Perry as US Energy Secretary, and looks forward to working with him to advance energy and climate action policies. Benjamin...

WCA comments on the decision to approve Adani coal mine project

Dec 5th 2016

WCA comments on the decision to approve Adani coal mine project

The World Coal Association has commended Queensland authorities for the decision to approve the Adani coal mine project, the final government approval required for the mine to proceed.  Once...

WCA welcomes Moody’s upgrade of India’s energy sector

Dec 3rd 2016

WCA welcomes Moody’s upgrade of India’s energy sector

London - ​The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed news that Moody's has upgraded the outlook for India's power sector to stable from negative in view of surge in domestic coal production...

WCA looks at the IEA’s coal outlook in WEO 2016

WCA looks at the IEA’s coal outlook in WEO 2016

Nov 30th 2016

Energy access and climate goals are not competing priorities. Per the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2016 forecasts - informed by the climate pledges submitted prior to...

WCA writes to Jakarta Post

Nov 23rd 2016

WCA writes to Jakarta Post

Dear Editor, Re: David de Jager - New coal technology won’t solve climate woes I write in response to an article written by David de Jager, Principal Consultant, Ecofys Netherlands B....