Coal is expected to remain the dominant power source in Indonesia’s energy mix this decade, according to a report by state-controlled utility PLN, which expects 14-16GW of generation capacity to come on line by 2030. This will account for up to 36.6pc of proposed total capacity additions of 40.9GW, which also includes power plants being […]
IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Coal – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings. In 2020, the decline in the global coal market gathered momentum, against the Covid-19 pandemic. The low cost of natural gas, combined with the development of alternative energy sources […]
THE future of a massive coal-fired generating plant project in Vietnam is in doubt after Mitsubishi Corp. announced late last month that it was withdrawing from the project due to growing public concern about its environmental impact. The move might be a sign of things to come for developers of coal power facilities elsewhere, including […]
The Indonesian owners of Australia’s 8mn t/yr Mount Pleasant high-grade thermal coal mine in New South Wales (NSW) have applied to expand the mine to 17mn t/yr and extend its life to the end of 2048 from 2026.
Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation announced on February 25 that it will withdraw from a controversial coal power plant in southern Vietnam.
Vinh Tan 3 project hit by backlash against carbon-intensive fuel
[MANILA] Philippine nickel output rose 3 per cent last year even as the Covid-19 pandemic hampered some projects, government data showed, but the Mines and Geosciences Bureau warned that the outlook for its minerals industry this year remained uncertain.
JAKARTA — Indonesia’s mining giants are piling into coal gasification projects as the country’s biggest export markets and global investors move toward a carbon-neutral future.
The more coal dominates the energy mix, the more positively Southeast Asia’s media will cover it—except in the Philippines
The more coal-dependent a country is, the more pro-coal its news reporting is—this was the trend among five Southeast Asian countries surveyed by Climate Tracker. Why is the Philippines the outlier?
Hitachi ABB Power Grids will supply battery energy storage and smart controls to Singapore’s first virtual power plant (VPP), on a project aimed at validating methods for integrating more renewable energy onto the city-state’s electricity networks.