Polishcoaldaily’s Editor comment for Gazeta Pomorska on coal for domestic heating, which gets more and more expensive each day and even worst, in some places in southern Poland it’s imposible to buy larger quantities, if any.
Heat waves in southern Europe, large rains i South Africa after strikes in May, Chinese import ban for smaller ports and increase in American export – all the factors driving international coal trade and coal prices summed up by Polishcoaldaily’s Editor in his comment for Biuletyn Gorniczy.
After stable January&February and a little drop in March, international coal markets were shocked after Debbie hurricane in Australia shook the global prices. Everyone was expecting longterm increases, but it turned out soon that panic was premature.
What is the future of steam coal and lignite in Poland? Polishcoaldaily’s Editor commenting the recent situation in the industry, strategy for coalsector and it’s challenges and competition from the renewables and natural gas.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor commenting the recently popular in Poland, Coal Gasification plan for various sectors of Polish industry (e.g. chemical plants). According to some opinions, that technology could be a solution for problems of Polish power sector (IED, BAT), well, in theory perhaps.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor quick comment for Biznes Alert on Petra Nova, the new American/Japanese clean coal technology and Polish government strategy towards EU climate policies, that was mentioned during Expo in Astana.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor comment for Biznes Alert on the recent appeal by Climate Coalition (i.a. Greenpeace and Client Earth) on Capacity Market and its influence on energy poverty in Poland. Too bad they forgot what is the primary source of the problem.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor was hosted again by Lukasz Jankowski in Radio WNET to talk more on the how EU-ETS reform and Winter Package would affect Polish energy sector. Also, a few words on the arranged marriage between Polska Grupa Gornicza and Katowicki Holding Weglowy coming closer to the happy ending.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor on the recent fight with smog using legal bans on certain fuels, showing other possibilities, including investments in reducing sulfur oxides from heat plants (and moving heat production from households to district heating).
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor article for February’s issue of Biuletyn Gorniczy (published by Mining Chamber of Industry and Commerce), commenting international steam coal prices in January, which were pretty much like a car stuck on a roundabout: going further, but still in the same place.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor comment on a discussion in Polish Parliament, concerned around possibilities of building in Poland nuclear power plant. Is it necessary, what are the arguments for such investment and can we even afford it?
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor and Jerzy Markowski (CEO of Silesian Coal and former Industry&Trade Minister) in TV Polsat News 2 Prawy do lewego, lewy do prawego, hosted by Mariusz Ziomecki, talking ways to fight for the clean air, excluding just the ban for certain coal types.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor commenting the current prepositions by Ministry of Energy (coal quality parameters) and Ministry of Development (coal boilers) and the general idea of fighting with smog using legal bans on certain fuels.
On Tuesday, Polishcoaldaily’s Editor commented in Polish Parliament the current prepositions by Ministry of Energy on coal quality parameters, which are the part of a new anti-smog laws, produced in a rush along with Ministry of Development.
Polishcoaldaily’s Editor commenting Material Reserves Agency (ARM) purchase of ca. 1m Mt of coal from producers in the end of 2015. The alternative view on what could really stand behind this decision: miners strike that are still yet to come or maybe actual military reasons?