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IEA Clean Coal Centre: High efficiency low emissions coal power plants

It is misleading to view coal power generation on a global basis or suggest that coal use is declining worldwide. There are key regional differences in coal power generation markets that reveal that coal use in Asia is rising significantly.

2030 RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET WILL HARM AUSTRALIA’S COMPETITIVENESS

Policy measures to require an increase in the share of renewable energy to 50 per cent by 2030 will be economically costly, punish household and industrial energy users and harm Australia’s competitiveness.

Coal – the mainstay of the NEM today and tomorrow

Even though coal is mainly an export industry coal use still underpins the national electricity market (NEM). In 2013-14, 87%, 86% and 75% of NSW/ACT, Victorian and New South Wales’ grid electricity was generated from coal.

The future of NSW Coal - future directions in both domestic and international energy production

Speech at CEDA’s Energy Series,
Hilton Hotel, Sydney.

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