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Industry experts discuss responsible energy at Bettercoal event

Jun 13th 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...

How carbon utilisation will be a key step in India's climate strategy

May 31st 2018

How carbon utilisation will be a key step in India's climate strategy

For India, energy remains the key driver of growth, not only from an economic perspective but more importantly for accelerating social development. With India's substantial coal reserves, it is...

Coal and the SDGs: London roundtable

May 23rd 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...

U.S. Secretary of Energy addresses WCA conference

May 21st 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 provided...

Why Malaysia’s low emission coal model could be emulated across ASEAN

Apr 30th 2018

Why Malaysia’s low emission coal model could be emulated across ASEAN

Last week, I was in Malaysia, meeting with energy experts from many of the countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This trip was interesting for two reasons:...

Renewed Momentum for Carbon Capture in the US

Renewed Momentum for Carbon Capture in the US

Apr 19th 2018

Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) advocates have a renewed sense of momentum in the US due to the passage of The FUTURE Act, which reformed the existing 45Q tax credit that was created to...

Reducing CO2 emissions

Apr 13th 2018

Reducing CO2 emissions

There is a clear pathway to zero emissions from coal. This starts with low emission coal technologies and progresses to carbon capture use and storage (CCUS). High efficiency low emission (HELE)...