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2008-07-21 15:00:48

ST. LOUIS, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy today announced it has completed the $50-plus million expansion of its Wambo Coal Preparation Facility, the final phase in a multi-year build out of Peabody's Wambo complex.

2008-07-17 12:01:09

ALMOST half of Glasgow's householders won't install wind turbines or solar panels at home because they think they are too expensive. And in a survey of more than 1000 people, 46-per cent said they would like "financial ince n tives" before installing renewable technologies to help power their homes.

2008-07-15 09:01:05

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Waratah Coal Inc (TSX VENTURE:WCI). The Queensland Government today announced support for what is likely to be Australia's largest coal project with a proposed $A5.3 billion mine, rail and port development in Central Queensland.

2008-07-15 00:00:26

SYDNEY, Australia, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney based Financial & Energy Exchange (FEX) is the latest exchange to choose Argus Media's price indices to settle traded and over-the-counter coal contracts(1).

2008-07-10 12:01:10

Text of report by leading Estonian newspaper Postimees website on 7 July [Commentary by Taavi Veskimagi, Pro Patria and Res Publica MP: "Energy Rule: Change or Die"] According to the widely accepted scenario, the world population will grow by 50 per cent by 2050.

2008-07-10 06:00:44

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/68096a/analyzing_the_ener) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Energy Industry in Australia" report to their offering.

2008-07-07 09:00:56

Coal prices smothering profits at east China power plants BEIJING, July 4 (Xinhua) -- Power plants in China's eastern provinces will face an overall deficit if thermal coal prices rise another 60 yuan (8.75 U.S.

2008-07-02 00:00:25

NEW DELHI: PM Manmohan Singh on Monday released the much-awaited National Action Plan on Climate Change which aims to boost solar power generation in the country besides launching seven other programmes in mission mode towards greenhouse gas reduction and adaptation to inevitable climate change.

2008-07-01 18:00:21

THE UK should propose a Europe-wide freeze on coal investment for a minimum of two years to reach carbon emission targets, says a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research.

2008-06-30 09:03:28

By David Prosser Deputy Business Editor Every household in the country will face a 213 rise in their annual energy bills if the UK is to meet European Union emissions targets, according to an Ernst & Young report, which also warns that half of all Britons are not prepared to pay.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.