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Green Power Boom: Developed Countries Reclaim the Leading Position in Renewable Energy Growth

While rapid advancements on the clean energy front are often associated with Europe or North America, in 2015, emerging countries exceeded the developed world in terms of renewable energy investments for the first time. China was the primary driver of impressive growth in solar and wind power capacity over 2013-2015, while Western economies experienced a retraction […]
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Coal Price Recovery Offers a Glimpse of Hope to the Global Coal Mining Industry, But the Effect is Unlikely to Last Long

2016 saw a rather unexpected turnaround of coal prices on a global scale. After declining steadily since 2011, amidst China’s economy slowdown and Western World-led decarbonisation efforts, coal prices suddenly made a 180-degree shift, rebounding by 100% over the year. Price of Australian benchmark coal reached US$100/tonne, while the Colombian coal price settled at US$86.7/tonne in November […]
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OPEC’s Annual Meeting is About to Confirm Policy Change, though its Effect is Doubtful

Almost a year ago, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) made a decision to keep crude oil production unaltered, raising doubts about the cartel’s role in the current oil market. This year, the organisation’s annual meeting, scheduled for 30 November, will probably lead to a policy shift, with the cartel reportedly looking to introduce […]
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Clean Energy Growing in China

In 2015, China became the global leader in both solar and wind power installations. Currently, the country accounts for more than 30 percent of total wind power capacity. China’s solar power output overtook Germany has the global leader in 2015. These new forms of power are allowing the country to cut its coal consumption. Watch […]
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Does the Global Coal Mining Industry Face the Final Curtain After the Paris Climate Deal?

We at Euromonitor International think that the Paris Climate Agreement (2015) will only exacerbate what is already a gradual decline for a global coal industry, reflecting a slowdown in demand from China and growing competition from increasingly attractive power generation from renewables. Chinese juggernaut tames its appetite for coal Coal, once a main driver behind […]
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