Public inquiry into Cumbria coal mine begins

The inquiry into the controversial plans for the coal mine in West Cumbria is expected to last for at least four weeks

Uniper unveils plans to convert coal-fired plant into hydrogen hub

The German utility plans to build an electrolysis plant to produce green hydrogen and an import terminal for green ammonia

Green industries could create 9,000 jobs in Cumbria by 2036

A new report estimates nearly 4,500 green jobs could be created in West Cumbria, the area of the proposed coal mine

Cumbria coal mine approval to be reconsidered

West Cumbria County Council will review the plan ‘under the light of new information’

Nearly a quarter of Brits ‘live above unused coal mines with low carbon heat potential’

The water from flooded mines can be used as a sustainable heat source, according to the British Geological Survey and the Coal Authority

First new coal mine in England for 30 years granted planning approval

The firm behind the project will extract and process around 2.7 million tonnes of metallurgical coal every year to supply it to the steel industry

Australian coal mine converted to solar farm will help taxpayers save AUD$9m

The facility almost doubled the original revenue forecasts in its first six-month operation

Green light for new coal mine in Cumbria

West Cumbria Mining said the mine would help create around 500 jobs in the area

Old coal mine in Glasgow to host geothermal research lab

It aims to contribute to an understanding of the potential for warm water in disused coal mines to be used for renewable heat

Banks Mining to challenge UK Government’s opencast coal mine decision

Last month, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid refused the Druridge Bay, Highthorn application