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The Global Coal Industry Historical, Present, and Future Generation Statistics to 2025

The Global Coal Industry Historical, Present, and Future Generation Statistics to 2025

NRG Expert’s coal and clean coal market research report provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the global coal and clean coal market. It provides a detailed analysis of key coal prices, coal companies and coal mining. It evaluates coal technology, and provides coal industry forecasts and much more.


  • Executive Summary
  • Global Overview
    • Coal Demand by Country
    • International Coal Trade
    • Coal-fired Power Generation
    • Global Energy Reserves
  • Coal Rank
    • Table Qualities of Steam Coal Traded on the World Market
    • Table Qualities of Coking Coal Traded on the World Market
    • Primary Coal
    • Secondary Coal
    • Coke Coal
    • Metallurgical Coal
    • Hard Coal
    • Coal Rank
      • Anthracite
      • Bituminous Coal
      • Sub-bituminous Coal
      • Lignite
      • Steam coal
      • Brown coal
    • Heat Content of Coal or Calorific Value
      • Table Major Coal Producers and Heat Value per t
  • International Coal Trade
    • Structure of the International Coal Trade
    • Geographical Distribution of International Coal Production and Trade
    • Development of the Single Global Coal Market
      • The USA
      • Canada
      • Emergence of Australia as the Leading Exporter
      • South Africa
      • New Entrants
      • Regional Markets and Trade Patterns
      • Future Trading Patterns
    • International Coal Prices
      • McCloskey Coal Information Services (MCIS) NWE Steam Coal Marker Price
  • New Technologies - Extraction and Environment
    • Clean Coal Technologies (CCT)
      • Switch to a cleaner fuel or reduce load to burn less of a `dirty' fuel
      • Efficiency improvement
        • Table Thermal Efficiency of Different Generation Technologies
      • Clean coal technology (CCT)
    • Carbon Abatement Technologies
      • Improvement in Combustion Efficiencies
      • Co-firing with CO2 Neutral Biomass Fuels
      • Carbon Capture and Storage or Carbon Sequestration (CCS)
        • Table CO2 capture in power plants
      • Cost-benefit of carbon capture and storage (CCS)
      • Support and prospects for carbon capture and storage (CCS)
    • New Coal Extraction Technology
      • Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)
    • Coal Mine Methane
  • Notes and Sources
    • Technical Notes
  • Appendix
    • The Greenhouse Effect and Global Climate Change
    • Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks
      • Water Vapour
      • Carbon Dioxide
      • Methane
      • Nitrous Oxide
      • Halocarbons and Other Gases (CFCs)
      • HFCs
      • PFCs
      • `Kyoto gases' (HFC, PFC, and SF6)
      • Other Important Radiative Gases
    • Relative Forcing Effects of Various Gases
    • The Kyoto Protocol
      • Differentiated Targets
      • Commitment Period
      • Six Gases
      • Demonstrable Progress
      • Land Use and Forestry
      • Flexibility Mechanisms
      • Emissions Trading
      • Joint Implementation
      • Joint Fulfillment
      • Clean Development Mechanism
      • Entry into Force
  • Sources

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