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Coal share in Mena power mix will remain limited

Regional governments are looking at coal to diversify the energy mix and enhance energy security, but despite the several reasons, coal is likely to only play a marginal role in the future of the region’s power sector, a report said.

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Tanfeedh supports coal power for Duqm cement plants

Oman’s National Programme for Enhancing Economic Diversification (Tanfeedh) is advocating the use of coal-fired captive power capacity to support the development of new cement plants in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Duqm, said a repor

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Oman to study use of coal for power generation

A new study will help ascertain the feasibility of coal as a fuel resource for power generation in Oman, a report said. State-run Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has invited international consultants to bid for its

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Trump flouts green concerns; lifts freeze on coal

US President Donald Trump’s latest executive order will mean some swift changes in areas such as lifting the coal moratorium, no longer factoring in climate change in environmental reviews, and changing the social cost of carbon, a report

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Trump scraps Obama-era rules to curb climate change

US President Donald Trump yesterday signed an order rolling back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change.   Signing the order in a room filled with coal miners and coal company executives, Trump sai

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Trump scraps Obama-era rules to curb climate change

US President Donald Trump yesterday signed an order rolling back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change.   Signing the order in a room filled with coal miners and coal company executives, Trump sai

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Global CO2 emissions flat for third straight year

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight year in 2016 even as the global economy grew, according to the International Energy Agency, signalling a continuing decoupling of emissions and economic activity.

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China plans $361bn green energy spend

China will invest $361 billion into renewable power generation by 2020 in a shift from coal to cleaner fuels, state-run National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Thursday. The investment will create over 13 million jobs in the

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China plans $361bn green energy spend

China will invest $361 billion into renewable power generation by 2020 in a shift from coal to cleaner fuels, state-run National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Thursday. The investment will create over 13 million jobs in the

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China expects to lay off 1.8m workers in coal, steel sectors

China said on Monday it expects to lay off 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel industries, or about 15 per cent of the workforce, as part of efforts to reduce industrial overcapacity, but no timeframe was given. It was the f

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