Coalition’s “clean coal” plant would be costlier and dirtier than alternatives, and on top of that would require billions of dollars of government indemnities and guarantees.
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BNEF report latest to debunk Coalition clean coal plans, finding it to be super expensive, and not very clean (unless you add CCS, and then its ultra-super expensive). As for Turnbull’s argument that our grid needs more baseload…
ANZ revises climate and coal rules, but criticised as ‘almost satirical’ because it allows financing of new coal mines and allows it to increase its carbon footprint.
Ad wars: Mining lobby talks up “endless possibilities” of coal, including ability to “slash” emissions, while Alan Jones launches keep out campaign of his own.
Kemper CCS is two years behind schedule and $4.4 billion more expensive than the original estimate, and its owner is facing financial problems
The withdrawal of funds from HRL’s proposed plant looks like a fitting end for coal gasification – a fuel source that can no longer compete.
Govt withdraws grant for Vic dual-gas power plant proposal; carbon tax concern abating; gas reliance threat to power prices; CO2 Group predicts doubling of profit.