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

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

Jul 17th 2018

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...

WCA responds to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2018

Jun 15th 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 other...

Peabody’s Glenn Kellow announced as new Chairman of WCA

May 17th 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...

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Apr 25th 2018

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Russia’s leading coal producer, SUEK, has joined the World Coal Association (WCA), the only body acting internationally on behalf of the global coal industry. With 15 underground mines and 12 open...

WCA responds to BHP announcement

Apr 5th 2018

WCA responds to BHP announcement

The World Coal Association (WCA) is disappointed at BHP’s decision to leave the Association, based on one claimed material policy difference, given it was involved in developing our position on...

WCA responds to State of global coal fleet report

Mar 22nd 2018

WCA responds to State of global coal fleet report

Chief Executive of the World Coal Association, Benjamin Sporton says: “Even from the report’s own analysis, operational capacity of the global coal fleet continues to grow rising 2% in the last...

Australia’s Yancoal joins WCA

Mar 7th 2018

Australia’s Yancoal joins WCA

One of Australia's largest coal producers, Yancoal Australia Ltd has become the newest member of the World Coal Association (WCA), the only body acting globally on behalf of the coal industry....

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...