U.S. power companies have shut or converted about 16,000
megawatts (MW) of coal-fired power plants since 2009 and have plans to shut or
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Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has recently lowered the tax rate applied on coal exportation as one of the measures to deal with stockpiles.
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Coal use for electricity consumption in Beijing will be reduced by 13 million metric tons by 2017 from the 2012 level, while limits will be put on outdoor barbecues in suburban areas and the number of cars... Read More.
Central Mine Planning & Design Institute, a subsidiary of Coal India, plans to auction two blocks for underground coal gasification, chairman and managing director AK Debnath said.
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The largest commodity carriers are poised to profit for the first time this year as Australia exports near-record amounts of coal, diminishing a glut of ships that caused rates to drop as much as 99 percen... Read More.
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