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IEEFA report: Foreign investors face tough times closing ...

2020/11/13 · “Furthermore, local opposition to more polluting coal power in these areas is fierce, compromising the ability of project sponsors to mobilize local government support for their projects. “This may be a risk to progress for the Vinh Tan 3 project, which was also hurt by HSBC’s decision to pull back from participating in the funding.”

Coal Investments: Up in Smoke? – Sustainalytics

2020/03/25 · [xix] In the process, the government expects USD 4 billion in environmental and health benefits from coal phase out. Germany has taken bolder steps and may be showing a novel path forward. Following major negotiations and an unprecedented compromise between politicians, unions and businesses, the country announced a USD 45 billion package to shut down the coal industry by 2038.

Indonesia looks beyond coal to a green energy future ...

2020/10/06 · Secondly, investors want strong risk allocation and de-risking of projects and this means mitigating early stage risks such as land acquisition, ascertaining resources (e.g. geothermal, hydro); forming successful local partnerships

Overseas sales pitch: NSW government spruiks coal seam ...

2016/05/11 · The state government has been selling northern NSW to foreign mining investors as having "very good potential" for coal-seam-gas exploration, while local voters were told the practice had been ...

Coal producers continue to mine new funding seams - The ...

2020/03/10 · On a smaller scale, local activists tracking coal deals are starting to see unusual names pop up. When Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal refinanced in 2018, lenders included distressed-debt funds Burlington Loan Management

Queensland coal mine approved - MiningNews.net

2020/05/15 · As well as employment and its contribution to the local economy, the steelmaking coal project is also expected to generate about $5.5 billion in royalties for the Queensland government over the life of the mine. Pembroke will give

GAIL JV co. Talcher Fertilizers awards coal gasification ...

GAIL JV co. Talcher Fertilizers awards coal gasification contract to Wuhuan Engineering, China Talcher Fertilizers Limited a Joint Venture Company (JVC) promoted by GAIL, CIL, RCF and FCIL. The ...

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The death toll in Britain from the coronavirus pandemic passed 100,000 people on Tuesday as the government battled to speed up vaccination delivery and keep variants of the virus at bay. The U.S ...

Approval for $1B coal mine - MiningNews.net

2019/05/15 · "The project will produce up to 15 million tonnes of metallurgical coal per year for export via the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal near Mackay," he said. Dick said the project maximised the use of existing road, rail, power and water infrastructure in Queensland's most established coal region and would operate alongside 25 existing mines.

CHAPTER 4. GOVERNMENT’S ROLE IN THE ...

This section deals specifically with economic regulation and the regulation of natural resource use. Environmental regulation can also affect the electricity sector, but is outside the scope of this paper. When is Government regulation

The Lump Of Coal Awards For The 10 Worst Tax Ideas Of 2015

2015/12/21 · It is time for TaxVox’s annual Lump of Coal awards for the worst tax ideas (or most depressing tax stories) of 2015.As always, choosing the Top 10 was not easy, but here they are: 10. The ...

Philippines declares no new coal plants — but lets approved ...

2020/11/05 · Most coal plants in the country are financed by local banks and run by local power players, but planned large-scale hydropower and nuclear have been included in business deals …

UK government stalls coal mine approval - Mining Journal

2020/10/05 · Local authorities in Cumbria in the northwest of England granted planning approval to the Woodhouse Colliery coking coal mine on Friday, but Westminster intervened, saying it …

New Vietnam law threatens to delay major coal projects: think ...

2020/11/03 · Last month, investors wrote to sponsors and financiers to urge them to withdraw from the Vung Ang 2 coal power station project, which they said was incompatible with Paris agreement goals. IEEFA said coal-fired power projects in Vietnam also face competition from a plethora of newly announced domestic liquefied natural gas (LNG) and renewable projects.

Eastern Europe shows how to convert coal to solar | The Fifth ...

2020/03/03 · It is crucial that they now work with local communities to plan for the just transition of the Oslomej and Bitola coal regions, to make sure no-one is left behind.” Located on the old overburden tip, the proposed plant will sell electricity on the open market and receive premiums from the government.

Why is Pakistan still pursuing coal? | News | Eco-Business ...

2019/07/19 · Coal from the Thar desert – one of the largest untapped coal deposits in the world – may be cheaper than imported coal, but it is particularly dirty and low energy. “By insisting on running these plants, the state is indirectly robbing people of its rights to seek better, cleaner and more reliable options,” pointed out Sohaib Wasim, a senior officer at WWF Pakistan.

New coal-fired power in Australia: a case of politics before ...

2018/02/27 · Prior to last year’s local elections in Queensland, Australia last year, it was reported that a study outlining the viability of a new HELE coal-fired power plant was buried by the incumbent government, because, the opposition party

DOE Announces $6.9 Million for Research on Rare Earth ...

2017/06/09 · The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy today announced it is investing $6.9 million in rare earth element (REE) research through two funding opportunities.DOE announced today that three ...

Push to make farmers koala protectors with cash payments ...

2020/12/22 · Also the government is pushing to stop dog attacks on koalas. Clarence Valley Council secured a $3900 grant to help protect local koalas from dog …

Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to ...

2019/06/26 · The few foreign investors in Indonesian mines will also be required to gradually divest their ownership in local mines until they are only holding a minority share. “It’s like letting me build a house and then asking me to leave after that,” said a foreign investor who declined to …

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