Full-Steam Ahead: No End to China’s Insatiable Appetite For Coal-Fired Power

China isn’t even vaguely interested in intermittent wind and solar; it’s insatiable demand for coal to fuel coal-fired power plants tells the story, as does the fact that it continues to build new coal-fired plants, hand over fist. All despite claims by wind and solar cult that China will soon turn its nose up at […]

Full Throttle: No End In Sight for China’s Mammoth Coal-Fired Power Rush

China’s quest for global domination isn’t being fuelled by sunshine and breezes; it’s coal that’s driving the Middle Kingdom’s Imperial and economic onslaught. This is a country that is deadly serious about its economic development and deadly serious about its imperial designs. Which means there’s no place at all for power that can’t be delivered […]

Second Rate Wind Power Side-lined In China’s Coal-Fired Economic Miracle

Despite claims by wind and solar acolytes that China is well on its way to an all renewables powered future, apparently, the black stuff still matters. A lot. A month or so back, Beijing banned Australian coal imports (dozens of ships loaded with Australian coal are sitting stuck in harbours along China’s south-east coast). Blackouts […]

Coal Rush: China, Japan & India Back Coal-Fired Future With Hundreds of New Plants

Reports of the ‘death’ of coal have been greatly exaggerated, with the economic powerhouses of Asia – China, Japan and India – building new plants hand over fist. The pattern across Asia is unmistakable; unreliable wind and solar have been snubbed in favour of coal-fired power plants, with new nuclear plants running a close second. […]