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Summary: China's clean power capacities as of end-Jun

2019-08-23 18:06:49 Resource,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

Solar capacity China's photovoltaic (PV) power installed capacity totaled 185.59 GW as of end-June, up 20% from a year earli...

Solar growth to shift to inland China again as support phased out

2019-08-21 17:36:50 Viewpoint,  Environmental Protection,  Solar

The phase-out of subsidies for the Chinese solar power sector by 2021 will lead to a resurgent growth in inland provinces – notably G...

Solar now 'cheaper than grid electricity' in every Chinese city, study finds

2019-08-14 08:45:19 Solar

Solar power has become cheaper than grid electricity across China, a development that could boost the prospects of industrial and com...

Jakarta seeks to install more solar panels following blackout

2019-08-08 18:15:36 Environmental Protection,  Solar

Citywide blackout on August 4 has prompted the Jakarta administration to boost the installation of solar panels, with residents havin...

SW China to launch PV projects with 3.6 GW of installed capacity

2019-08-05 09:04:55 Environmental Protection,  Solar

Southwest China's Guizhou Province will complete and put into operation 63 photovoltaic (PV) projects with 3.6 GW of installed capaci...

SW China province to bring 63 new PV power projects on grid

2019-08-02 09:55:32 Solar

Guizhou province in southwestern China plans to complete construction of 63 photovoltaic power generation projects and bring them ont...

Coal consumption dips in China amid increasing use of non-fossil fuel

2019-08-01 10:40:48 Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar,  Others China

China's energy mix has continued to evolve, leading to the decreasing coal consumption in recent years. The share of tot...

Chinese renewable energy investment abroad soars, but coal still dominant

2019-07-31 08:57:38 Thermal Power,  Wind,  Solar

Chinese equity investment in solar, wind and coal power projects in Belt and Road Initiative countries surged from 2014 to 2019, with...

Inner Mongolia's Erenhot H1 solar power output rises 4.1% on yr

2019-07-30 14:36:30 Environmental Protection,  Solar

Erenhot in northern China's Inner Mongolia witnessed a 4.1% year-on-year increase in its solar power output in the first half of this...

China to upgrade new subsidy bidding mechanism for solar energy

2019-07-29 17:07:32 Environmental Protection,  Solar

China plans to improve a subsidy bidding mechanism, newly launched this year, to lower subsidies in the solar photovoltaic (PV) secto...

China Xinjiang sees steady growth in new energy power generation

2019-07-29 11:33:00 Environmental Protection,  Wind,  Solar

New energy power generation in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported double digit growth in the first half of 2...

China solar production surges in H1 as exports rise

2019-07-25 17:49:50 Import & Export,  Production & Sales,  Solar

China's production of solar equipment rose rapidly in the first half of the year despite a decline in new project installations, with...

Chinese firms play a key role in Vietnam solar power market

2019-07-19 11:36:29 Solar

Chinese companies have smoothly completed the work on the Hong Phong 1A and 1B Solar Power Plant at Bac Binh in Binh Thuan province o...

World's largest single-site solar project begins commercial operations

2019-07-15 17:39:36 Solar

Abu Dhabi's new solar plant project has recently started its commercial operations as scheduled at Sweihan in Abu Dhabi. The Noor Abu...

China adds 7.61 GW solar capacity in Jan-May, down 44% on yr

2019-07-12 16:55:13 Solar

China's efforts on solar power capacity establishment seem to slow down, with 7.61 GW newly installed in the first five months, a sha...

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1 Why Datang shed profitable power assets amid improving industry 2019-08-26

China's state-owned power giant Datang Group intends to transfer a 19% stake it has in a power plant in Hebei's Dingzhou, which has aroused widespread attention in the market. This is sor

2 Thermal coal prices stabilize at N Chinese ports; demand weakens 2019-08-26

Chinese thermal coal prices broadly kept steady late last week, putting an end to the one-week consecutive increases as downstream buying interest tapered off. Freight rates decreased to

3 Indonesian thermal coal miners uphold offers on positive change 2019-08-26

Indonesian miners were upholding offer prices of thermal coal cargoes into Chinese market, along with emerging supports like increased inquiries after Chinese utilities finalized tenders and India's r

4 Australia to target India as biggest potential coal market 2019-08-26

India has been flagged as the market with the greatest potential for Australia's thermal coal, as the country continues its consumption of the commodity in order to meet increasing energy requirements

5 Weekly global coal market news summary (Aug 19-Aug 23) 2019-08-26

Coal-loving Australia is world's 3rd biggest emissions exporter Australia's booming coal industry has made it the world's third-biggest exporter of potential carbon dioxide emissions locked

6 China's LNG import keeps strong in July, up 18.1% on yr 2019-08-23

China imported 4.88 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in July 2019, up 18.1% year on year and 7.7% month on month, data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) showed.

7 China coking coal imports rise 1.8% YoY in Jul, GAC 2019-08-23

China's coking coal imports registered a mild increase of 1.8% compared with a year ago in July, according to the latest official data. The country imported 7.75 million tonnes of coking

8 China Jul coking coal exports climb 15.3% on yr 2019-08-23

China shipped a total 60,000 tonnes of coking coal to foreign countries in July, rising 15% from a year earlier, showed the latest data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on August 23.

9 China Jul thermal coal imports up 20.07% on yr 2019-08-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) increased 20.07% year on year in July and up 26.33% from the previous month, showed data from the General Administration of Customs

10 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Jul 2019-08-23

Profitability of Chinese coal mines significantly weakened from the preceding month in July, showed monitoring data from industry portal on major thermal and coking coal mining areas in nor

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1 China may further tighten control over coal imports, sources 2019-08-21

China is reportedly further tightening grips on imports of coal into the country through more strict procedures for customs declaration, trade sources said. Market talks said import

2 SouthGobi Resources Q2 coal sales surge 51.7% on yr 2019-08-20

SouthGobi Resources Ltd. has announced on August 20 its financial and operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2019. The company's sales volume surged 51.72% to 0.88 million

3 China's top3 provinces take 70.17% of raw coal output in Jan-Jul 2019-08-19

China's three largest coal bases – Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Shaanxi – mined 1.47 billion tonnes of raw coal in the first seven months, taking 70.17% of the country's total, showed data from the Nationa

4 China Shenhua Jul commercial coal output down 1.6% on yr 2019-08-20

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd., a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corp., saw its commercial coal output decline by 1.6% year on year in July following two months of mild rises, the company said

5 Mongolia Jul coal exports up 9.36% YoY 2019-08-23

Mongolia posted a year-on-year growth of 9.36% in coal exports in July, showed data from the National Statistics Office of Mongolia. Landlocked Mongolia exported 2.78 million tonnes of co

6 China Jul thermal coal imports up 20.07% on yr 2019-08-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) increased 20.07% year on year in July and up 26.33% from the previous month, showed data from the General Administration of Customs

7 China's Daye Special Steel: perhaps the only steel co with earnings growth in H1 2019-08-20

Unlike most Chinese listed steel companies that reported sharp declines in their net profits in the first half of 2019, Daye Special Steel, which just became the largest listed special steelmaker in

8 Taipower invites spot tenders for 800 kt thermal coal 2019-08-21

Taiwan Power Company, the largest power utility in Taiwan, is inviting two thermal coal spot tenders with closing date both at August 28. The power giant is planning to buy 320,0

9 Yancoal Australia H1 net profit surge 56% to A$564 mln 2019-08-22

Yancoal Australia reported the underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) rose 56% from the prior corresponding period to around A$564 million for the half-year ended June 30, 2019, according to its semi-

10 China coking coal imports rise 1.8% YoY in Jul, GAC 2019-08-23

China's coking coal imports registered a mild increase of 1.8% compared with a year ago in July, according to the latest official data. The country imported 7.75 million tonnes of coking

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1 Typhoon and rainstorms affect thermal coal handling at N China ports 2019-08-13

Thermal coal loadings have been affected greatly at northern China ports since last weekend, disrupted by Typhoon Lekima and consequent torrential rains. Both inbound rail deliveries and

2 China's import thermal coal market set for a new week of downside 2019-08-13

China's seaborne import thermal coal market is set for a new week of declines, as power producers' buying appetite seemed to be subduing amid high inventory and low consumption, in addition to import

3 Indonesian low-CV coal falls below $40 CFR China 2019-08-12

CFR price of Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR coal, the most favored grade for Chinese utilities, has dropped below the $40/t threshold late last week following seven sessions of declines. On

4 Chinese thermal coal comes under pressure for fear of spontaneous combustion 2019-08-15

Chinese thermal coal prices were still under downward pressure on concern that waterlogged coal piled up at northern ports might self-ignite after the weather clears up. "Rain-soak

5 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-08-13

Thermal coal prices have been sliding down in China since early this month, hit by weak purchase from power plants alongside rainy and typhoon weather that reduced air-conditioning demand in the coast

6 Chinese thermal coal prices keep going down amid waning demand 2019-08-12

Chinese spot thermal coal market ended a bearish week with further losses at northern transfer ports, as downstream demand remained sluggish on the whole. On August 9, Fenwei CCI index fo

7 Sellers pull back from import thermal coal trades into China 2019-08-14

Foreign miners and Chinese traders pulled back from thermal coal trades in Chinese seaborne import market, owing to poor demand and increased trade risks. Transactions have been rather du

8 Import policy likely to steer China's spot thermal coal market, analysts 2019-08-13

The future trend of China's spot thermal coal market is likely to be largely influenced by the country's stance on import coal policy, which may significantly affect the supply-demand relation in dome

9 Chinese thermal coal traders halt sales; uptick may not last 2019-08-19

Chinese traders generally suspended selling activity of spot thermal coal at northern transfer ports late last week, in a hope to see further price rise in the spot market to raise their profits.

10 China coking coal lacks upward strength; import market grim 2019-08-19

China's coking coal lacked momentum to further move up for the time being. The majority of miners in main production areas held price stable; while a few miners made price cuts as correction to previo

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