Russian coal exports to China could reach 100-102 Mt in 2023

Russian coal exports to China could reach 100-102Mt in 2023, roughly a 50% increase compared with the year-ago level, Pyotr Bobylev, department director of Russian Energy Ministry, said on November 20. Russia exported 76.5Mt of coal to China over January to September in 2023, already exceeding 67Mt by the end of 2022, he added. Besides, […]

Fossil fuels still dominate global power systems

LITTLETON, Colorado, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Over 60% of global electricity generated so far in 2023 was produced by fossil fuels, despite the ongoing aggressive roll-out of renewable energy sources in every major economy. Several key countries have sourced well over half of their electricity from fossil fuels this year, including the United States (59%), […]

How wealthy countries evade responsibility for their fossil fuel exports

Editor’s note: This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When the world convenes in the UAE for the next round of the endless climate slog, much attention will be paid to the pledges of individual nations to cut their emissions. This has been the basic scorecard […]

Glencore bets on US love of coal with new fossil fuel giant

17th November 2023 By: Bloomberg Glencore is preparing to unleash a new coal supermajor on the New York market that would – based on recent performance – churn out bigger profits than the current top 10 US listed coal miners combined. The world’s No. 1 shipper of thermal coal on Tuesday unveiled the first step in the process, with a deal to […]

Renewable energy hits the red light as electricity minister shoots it down

By Mandisa Nyathi The department of mineral resources and energy has hit back at critics who have spoken against its latest draft report on South Africa Renewable Energy Master Plan released in July. The renewable energy industry faces a serious setback after electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa said that renewables cannot be a solution to the energy […]

Blown Away: World Waking Up To The Big ‘Green’ Energy Lie

Claiming that wind and solar are green is simply nuts. Delivering rubbish power and leaving mountains of toxic rubbish in their wake, solar panels and industrial wind turbines are the antithesis of ‘green’. Assuming that ‘green’ means friendly to environments, people and the communities that they live in? As Michael Shellenberger explains during this Chris […]

Government organizes Two-day National Conference of Power and New & Renewable Energy Ministers of States & UTs to deliberate on challenges in Power Sector

“To meet growing demand, all states need to run all power plants and at full capacity”: Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R. K. Singh “All states should do coal blending”: Union Power and NRE Minister “Fast-track RDSS, use renewables to power agriculture”: Power and NRE Minister R. K. Singh exhorts states Posted […]