Catégorie : charbon

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Coal of duty ?

We all know the energetic production has to be included in an environmental logic. Increase the CO2 emissions is one of the targets of the European Union and the other political summits in a worldwide vision. To illustrate it, Germany is developing sustainable energy. Many reports suggest that it is on the right track ! So why are so many countries, in development or members of the OECD, who betting on the coal market ? As a French citizen, this should be the past. There are some museum for that. But in reality, coal is an interesting energy source. The goal of this article is to understand why it is a duty for politicians to continue to develop it.

La fusion de deux géants chinois de l’énergie donne naissance au leader mondial 0

La fusion de deux géants chinois de l’énergie donne naissance au leader mondial

Le 28 août dernier, le Gouvernement chinois a approuvé la fusion entre le charbonnier Shenhua, et le producteur d’électricité China Guodian. La nouvelle entité, China Energy Investment Corporation, deviendra le premier producteur mondial d’électricité,...

Engie acte la fermeture de la centrale au charbon Hazelwood en Australie 0

Engie acte la fermeture de la centrale au charbon Hazelwood en Australie

Le groupe français, propriétaire de la centrale depuis 2010, a pris en novembre 2016 la décision d’une fermeture en mars 2017. La mine à ciel ouvert voisine, qui approvisionne la centrale, cessera son activité au...

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A coal exit in Germany ?

Coal causes 23 000 premature deaths in Europe every year. Germany, Europe’s largest producer, is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2020 compared to its 1990’s level. But this country...