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Kazakhstan bans export of coal

Kazakhstan bans export of coal

The authorities of Kazakhstan introduced a temporary ban on the export of coal by auto transport in connection with the resale of coal intended for the needs of the population abroad. "The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure …

Germany's Uniper to restart coal-fired power plant

Germany's Uniper to restart coal-fired power plant

German utility Uniper SE said it will start producing electricity for the market at its Heyden 4 hard-coal-fired power plant. Heyden 4 will start producing electricity from Aug. 29, until April 30, 2023, the utility said in a …

Europe bans itself from Russian coal

Europe bans itself from Russian coal

Embargo of the European Union on Russian coal import has become effective today, on August 10. The embargo was part of the fifth sanctions package agreed by the EU in April. EU countries had agreed on a transitional period of 120 days …

EU-wide ban on Russian coal comes into effect

EU-wide ban on Russian coal comes into effect

A blanket ban on Russian coal, imposed by the European Union, is entering into force on Monday. A sanctions package limiting the ability of European countries to import Russian coal was adopted back in April. At the same time, …

Germany to stop buying Russian coal on Aug 1, oil on Dec 31

Germany to stop buying Russian coal on Aug 1, oil on Dec 31

Germany will completely stop buying Russian coal on Aug. 1 and Russian oil on Dec. 31, marking a major shift in the source of the country's energy supply, deputy finance minister Joerg Kukies said at a conference in Sydney. The key …

Russia plans to occupy 25% of global coal market by 2050

Russia plans to occupy 25% of global coal market by 2050

Russia expects to remain among the top-three coal exporters, and plans to occupy a quarter of the global market by 2050, Deputy Energy Minister and director of Russia's coal industry department Pyotr Bobylev said at a round table …

EU may face energy market split

EU may face energy market split

The European Union is seeking ways to reduce natural-gas demand to avoid splintering energy markets as dwindling supplies from Russia test the bloc’s unity

Embargo on Russian energy is a hasty decision, Polish MP says

Embargo on Russian energy is a hasty decision, Polish MP says

The Polish government made a hasty decision by announcing a total embargo on the import of Russian coal, MP from the Civic Coalition Paweł Poncyljusz said. According to him, the sudden reduction in supply will cause problems for private …

Beijing increases imports from Russia sharply

Beijing increases imports from Russia sharply

China has spent more than $6 billion on Russian energy products, increasing purchases by 75% compared to last year's level, Bloomberg reports. It is noted that the total volume of liquefied natural gas supplies in China has …

Poland to ban coal imports from Russia

Poland to ban coal imports from Russia

The Polish government has decided to ban imports of coal from Russia, Peter Muller, the press secretary of the government of the republic, told a briefing on Tuesday. According to him, Poland can no longer wait for a decision from the …

Who is facing the energy crisis?

Who is facing the energy crisis?

Under the pressure of global climate change, the world’s energy sector has begun a large-scale energy transition. As conventional energy sources are becoming “obsolete” and “dirty”, financial institutions …

Debris from clean energy is causing huge environmental damage

Debris from clean energy is causing huge environmental damage

Most of the worlds continuous uninterruptable electricity generation is by coal, natural gas, hydropower, and nuclear. The primary usage of crude oil is for the manufacture of derivatives for thousands of products and fuels for transportation …