Ministers to scrap ban on new coal mines

The government faces criticism as it intends to remove the ban on opening new coal mines

Former coal mine transformed into thriving wind farm

ELN has visited the 42MW Dalquhandy wind farm, which consists of ten turbines and is located at the former open cast coal mine in South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Australia approves first coal mine since election

This mine will be built close to Moranbah and is projected to generate 2.5 million tonnes of coal during a five-year period

How can energy be stored 760 metres underground in a disused mine?

Scottish firm will investigate the potential of storing energy in one of the decommissioned shafts of a coal mine in Germany

Gravity’s pull in the energy market

Scottish firm Gravitricity has partnered with a US construction group to seek funds jointly for renewable energy schemes, including those at disused mines

US to inject $450m into clean energy projects on former coal mines

The projects will be designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create new employment opportunities, and strengthen rural economies

Welsh coal mine expansion goes to court

Campaigners are calling for the government to step in and stop the planned expansion

No excuse for high methane emissions, says IEA chief

The global energy industry was responsible for 135 million tonnes of methane released into the atmosphere last year, according to a report

The Carbon Column – It’s a no from Australia

In this article I discuss the recent win for the Great Barrier Reef as Australia rejects a new coal mine

People are “sick to death” of net zero, says new Tory deputy Chairman

The new deputy Conservative Chairman has said people do not want to be ‘dictated to by the do-gooders’