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Fujian nuclear power bases H1 investment at 5.2 bln yuan

2020-07-08 14:38:05 Environmental Protection,  Nuclear

Four major nuclear power bases in southeastern China's Fujian province poured around 5.2 billion yuan on nuclear power projects durin...

Jiangsu Xuzhou has 3 coke firms left after capacity reduction and integration

2020-07-08 11:41:41 Production & Sales,  Environmental Protection

Xuzhou, a major coke production city in eastern China's Jiangxu province, has only three coke firms left in operation by the end of J...

China's top steel city tightens production curb

2020-07-08 10:16:44 Environmental Protection

Tangshan, the top steel-making city of China, further tightened control on steel production at Fengrun district in the city to tackle...

Germany finalizing plan to phase out coal energy

2020-07-03 17:11:26 Environmental Protection,  International

Germany's parliament was preparing on July 3 to pass new legislation finalizing the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an en...

World's 1st clean energy UHV DC transmission project starts live-wire testing

2020-07-03 14:53:49 Environmental Protection

China's Qinghai-Henan ±800 kV ultra-high voltage DC transmission project started full-line live-wire testing on June 29, according to...

Huge acceleration of clean energy innovation needed to meet net zero target, IEA

2020-07-02 17:21:26 Environmental Protection

A global goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will not be met without a huge acceleration in clean energy innovation, th...

Central China city to reduce at least 7% of coal consumption in 2020

2020-07-02 11:52:27 Policy,  Environmental Protection

Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province plans to cut its total coal consumption to no more than 20.85 million tonnes in 2020, dow...

China's Tangshan tightens pollution control, steel production impacted

2020-06-29 14:51:30 Environmental Protection

China's top steel-making city Tangshan has set production restrictions to steel mills, cement plants and other industrial companies o...

India's top court rejects power companies' bid to extend emissions deadline

2020-06-23 13:24:38 Environmental Protection,  International

India's Supreme Court rejected a request by power producers to extend a deadline to install equipment to cut emissions by two years t...

Xinjiang Jan-May solar power output up 20.9%, curtailment down 47.2%

2020-06-19 10:31:25 Environmental Protection,  Solar

Northwestern China's Xinjiang autonomous region generated a total 6.03 TWh of solar power in January-May, rising 20.9% from a year ag...

China expected to have less than 5,000 coal mines by end 2020

2020-06-18 11:58:22 Environmental Protection

China will continue reducing backward coal mine capacity this year, and cut the number of coal mines to no more than 5,000, with 96% ...

Goldman Sachs sees $16 tln investment opportunity in renewables through 2030

2020-06-18 10:50:02 Environmental Protection,  International

Spending on renewable power is set to overtake oil and gas drilling for the first time next year as clean energy affords a $16 trilli...

Share of coal in global energy mix touches lowest in 16 years, drops to 27%

2020-06-18 08:49:53 Viewpoint,  Environmental Protection

The share of coal in the world energy mix fell to its lowest level in 16 years dropping to 27% in 2019, according to the latest editi...

Shanxi asks all major coal groups connected to rail network this yr

2020-06-17 15:10:10 Environmental Protection

Coal-rich Shanxi province in northern China pushed for a switch for coal transport from truck to rail, in an effort to ease air pollu...

Guangdong consumes 95.5 TWh of clean energy in Jan-May

2020-06-16 17:29:17 General,  Environmental Protection

Guangdong utilized 95.5 TWh of clean energy from January to May, equivalent to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by about 74.94 milli...

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Tangshan port has become China's largest iron ore import port, steel export port and important oil and gas import base and storage center within ten years. According to Tangshan municipal

2 Chinese thermal coal sentiment staggers after power giant curbs spot purchases 2020-07-08

Bullish sentiment in Chinese domestic spot thermal coal market began to waver after one state-owned power group reportedly asked its subsidiaries to rein in spot purchases. Huaneng Group

3 Jun global thermal coal market: seaborne coal price slides amid bearish sentiment 2020-07-08

International thermal coal market moved down in June under strong bearish sentiment. Import quotas were tight, and the restriction on imported coal was strict at various Chinese ports. Im

4 Sentiment weakens in China coking coal market 2020-07-08

Sentiment has softened in China's coking coal market after short-lived uptrend last week, impacted by slow restocking from coke plants due to coke price cuts. Poorer sales caused stock ba

5 China's import thermal coal prices could drift lower, traders 2020-07-08

China's import coal market participants expected spot prices to further drift lower in the short run, some traders anticipated, which could defy expectations that prices may find a floor after droppin

6 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 8) 2020-07-08

Thermal coal Production area Coal supply remained tight in Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia. While the number of trucks waiting outside mining fields fell slightly, the overall demand for slack coals

7 Huaneng says to strictly control spot purchases of domestic thermal coal 2020-07-08

China's state-owned power giant Huaneng Group said in a notice issued on July 7 that it will tighten the screw on spot purchases of domestic thermal coal, given the benchmark price has been rising rap

8 Chinese thermal coal market climb fast on robust demand 2020-07-07

Chinese thermal coal prices continued growing at a fast pace at northern transfer ports, as utilities are frequently issuing tenders for the summer peak demand period. On July 7, offer pr

9 China coking coal buying interest tapers after coke prices fall 2020-07-07

Chinese coke producers started to diminish coking coal procurement after several leading steelmakers lowered purchasing prices of coke, signaling an end of consecutive rises in the coke sector since e

10 Indonesian thermal coal demand weakens in SE Asia markets after China, India 2020-07-07

Thermal coal of Indonesia, a major global supplier, seems to be losing its emerging Southeast Asia markets after top buyers China and India shifted to domestic supply amid Covid-19 pandemic woes.

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1 China May coking coal imports down 19.1% on yr 2020-06-29

China's coking coal imports totaled 4.79 million tonnes in May, down 19.1% year on year and 23.8% month on month, data from the General Administration of Customs showed. Value of the impo

2 CHN Energy Jul term contract prices reach new high so far this yr 2020-07-02

China's top coal mining group China Energy Investment Corporation, or CHN Energy, raised its monthly term contract prices of thermal coal for July delivery to a new high so far this year, market sourc

3 Japan's thermal coal imports hit 5-yr low in May 2020-06-29

Japan's thermal coal imports (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) fell 10.11% from a year ago and 21.91% from a month ago to 7.13 million tonnes in May, hitting the lowest level since June 2015, data

4 Mongolia's exports drop by 40.6% in H1 2020-07-01

In the first six months, Mongolia's total exports amounted $2.2 billion, according to the Customs General Administration. Mongolia's exports decreased by 40.6% or $1.5 billion in the firs

5 Japan May coking coal imports drop to a new low 2020-06-30

Japan's coking coal imports in May dropped to a record low since January 2015 when started recording, according to official data. The country imported 4.65 million tonnes of co

6 China May coke imports surge 54.13% MoM 2020-07-01

China imported 189,200 tonnes of coke in May, surging 54.13% from a month ago, customs data showed. The figure was also a sharp increase compared with only 2,147 tonnes in the same month

7 China's top 10 coal miners post 1.22% growth in Jan-May output 2020-07-01

Coal production of the 10 largest coal producers increased by 1.22% year on year in the first five months, according to data released by China National Coal Association. Combined producti

8 Indonesia sets Jul coal HBA price at lowest in 4 yrs 2020-07-03

The Indonesian government set its coal benchmark price (HBA) for July at $52.16/t, down from $52.98/t last month, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry said in a statement on July 3.

9 China coal mine safety watchdog warns of possible floods at mines 2020-07-03

China's National Coal Mine Safety Administration warned of possible floods at coal mines alongside persistently strong rainfalls in South China and Southwest China. Entering the rainy sea

10 Australia's resources export earnings to fall 10% in 2021 as pandemic hits 2020-06-30

Australia's mining and energy export earnings are expected to hit a record high this financial year then drop 10% in the year to June 2021 as commodity prices tumble due to coronavirus pandemic lockdo

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1 Chinese utilities' shipment cancellation clouds Indonesia thermal coal outlook 2020-06-23

Several Chinese utilities reportedly cancelled shipments for up to 12 vessels of imported thermal coal, mostly Indonesia coal, further clouding outlook of the fossil fuel in the near term.

2 China May coal imports fall for 1st time this yr 2020-06-29

China's coalimports (lignite included) logged the first decline this year in May, falling 19.7% year on year, showed customs data, mainly dragged by tightened import quotas. Coal im

3 Quota crunch deters Chinese appetites on seaborne coking coal 2020-06-24

After three power plants in Jiangsu's Nantong withdrew a total of 12 vessels seaborne thermal coal, concerns about a lack of quotas for coking coal imports are deterring Chinese steel mills from furth

4 Chinese demand muted for Indonesian thermal coal amid festival 2020-06-28

Chinese buying demand for Indonesian thermal coal stayed muted during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, with a lack of clarity on market direction in the days ahead. The festiva

5 Uncertainty looms large for Indonesian thermal coal export to China 2020-06-24

Uncertainties loomed large for Indonesian thermal coal exports to China, after several utilities in Jiangsu province canceled shipment due to a lack of import quotas. Market confidence wa

6 Chinese thermal coal prices kept stable; sentiment swings 2020-06-24

Chinese domestic thermal coal market continued to move sideways on June 24, the last trading day before a three-day holiday of the Dragon Boat Festival. But some traders were concerned of downward ris

7 China's spot thermal coal sentiment reverses on expected buys in Jul 2020-06-30

Sentiment reversed in Chinese spot thermal coal market, as many participants expected coastal power plants to move to restock spot cargoes in July amid rising power demand and insufficient monthly ter

8 Indonesian thermal coal likely to further head south amid faltering demand 2020-06-30

Indonesian seaborne thermal coal market witnessed another silent session on June 30, with few deals concluded and offers/bids largely unchanged. The most-traded 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR thermal

9 China's mega hydropower station comes online, estimated to save 12.2 Mt of coal 2020-06-30

After a 72-hour trial run, the first two units of Wudongde Hydropower Station began power generation on June 29, marking the China's fourth-largest and world's seventh-largest hydropower project was o

10 Coking coal rally continues in China on restocking activity 2020-06-22

Coking coal prices almost achieved across-the-board rises in main production areas of China, boosted by replenishments of coke plants. Data from showed coking coal stocks at sur

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