Just a few years ago a long and glorious future was expected for coal, based on China’s insatiable demand for coal – our coal.
Black and brown coal generation has continued to grow since the carbon price was dumped, and so has demand, particularly from households.
The new battery reacts within a fraction of a second, far faster than conventional plants can with their rotating masses.
Reaction of the coal industry to the recently released Chinese restrictions on dirty coal use in key coastal regions reveals an industry in deep denial.
China’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth and coal consumption have decoupled, suggesting a structural shift in Chinese economy.