Thailand's Banpu plans to raise coal output, looking at more shale gas

Somruedee said Banpu was close to completing its planned $500 million investment in the Marcellus shale gas formation in northeast Pennsylvania.

Massive Chinese Investment Pledge Could be Game Changer for W.Va.

China Energy, the world’s largest power company, is the result of a recent merger between China’s biggest coal producer and one of its biggest utilities.

China Investment 2017-11-27

Trump trip is an opportunity to ease US-China trade irritants

The economic and trade relationship between China and the US has never been so important and intertwined.

China Investment 2017-11-13

Coal hits a plateau

The revolutions in shale oil and gas and in renewable power over the past decade have been vivid demonstrations of the uncertainties inherent to markets and technological progress.

China's shale gas extraction drives in fast lane

The country plans to raise its annual shale gas production to 80-100 billion cu b by 2030.

China Shale Gas 2017-09-07

Coal mines in Shanxi city ordered shut for safety checks -official

Authorities in the city of Jinzhong in Shanxi province, one of China's top coal producing regions, have ordered coal mines to shut for safety checks following a fatal landslide a week ago, a city official told Reuters on Friday.

Coal Producers Post Higher Profits as China Cuts Capacity

China's coal producers posted higher profits in the first half of this year as the country made progress in reducing capacity in the bloated industry.


“Belt-and-road” Initiative Established the Foundation for International Energy Cooperation

The traditional energy structure for China assembles “rich coal, poor oil, limited gas”. The demand of energy is increasingly relied upon international suppliers.


China's clean energy generation accelerates in first half

​More electricity has been generated from clean energy sources in China in the first half of this year, a senior official said Tuesday.


China cuts more overcapacity in H1

China has cut more overcapacity in the first half of this year thanks to government efforts amid a stabilizing economy, said a senior official on Tuesday.


China's power consumption continues to expand in June

China's electricity consumption, an important indicator of economic activity, continued expansion in June as the country's economy stabilized, official data showed Thursday.

Chinese electric company plans big for Africa

Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) is poised to extend its services to countries like Sierra Leone, which is currently making efforts to solve its electricity woes.

Coal capacity targets well on track

China is on track to meet its target to cut coal production capacity this year - and would likely top the goal - with further reductions expected in the second half, according to a leading expert on the sector.

Australia to pay China's Shenhua $200 million to buy back mining license

Australia’s New South Wales state said on Wednesday it would buy back half of a coal exploration license from China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd, bowing to pressure from farmers and environmentalists opposed to mining on prime agricultural land.

China leads global efforts in clean energy expansion

​As the development of clean energy hit new records, China, the world's largest energy investor and innovation center, has made stronger-than-expected efforts to accelerate the process.

China's SPIC hints at merger with China Huaneng

China's state energy giant State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) has indicated a potential merger with China Huaneng Group, another state power company.

Engineering group ABB wants in on B&R projects

Swiss engineering group company ABB Group said it wants to get involved in Chinese EPC projects-or engineering, procurement and construction contracts-connected with the Belt and Road Initiative, to secure long-term returns.

Belt and Road 2017-07-12

Shanxi coal firms to speed up restructuring after losses

Major coal companies in North China’s Shanxi Province are expected to speed up their merger and restructuring process, after all three major producers in the province reported losses in the first quarter, despite a recovery in prices, according to media reports.

Losses may spur Shanxi coal recast

Mergers or restructuring will dominate the coal industry in the northern province of Shanxi after three major mining groups reported first-quarter losses, industry insiders said.


China cuts use of dirty coal by 40 percent, consultancy Wood Mackenzie says

The Chinese government’s efforts to clean up air quality are bearing fruit as use of dirty coal has likely dropped 40 percent over the last five years, said Wood Mackenzie.


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