Tag: coal production

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Europe shows downward trend in coal production and usage

August 30, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

In 2020, the consumption of hard coal declined by 35% compared to 2018 whilst the use of brown coal was reduced by 33%. The production of hard coal declined by 80% compared to 1990 levels with the bloc producing 56 […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Regulators should ‘ask tough questions about carbon capture’ before closing coal: Wyoming PSC Chair

December 3, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Pressure for climate action coupled with competitive prices for wind, solar and natural gas has made many states move from coal-fired power quicker than expected, and for a state that supplies 40% of the country’s coal to 29 states, that […]