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23. Coal Market

Author : Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

Published in: Energy Economics

Publisher: Springer London

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Abstract

This chapter provides a brief overview of the coal industry and indicates how coal—the old lady of the energy industry–has made a come back. The chapter introduces the reserves, demand, and supply situations in coal and discusses the regional demand pattern. It also indicates the role of clean coal technologies for future development of the industry.

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Footnotes
1
Between 2007 and 2017, coal trade globally has grown on average at 3.8% per year whereas coal consumption has grown just at 0.7%.
 
2
See WEC (2013), IEA (2008) and EC (2007) for further details.
 
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Metadata
Title
Coal Market
Author
Subhes C. Bhattacharyya
Copyright Year
2019
Publisher
Springer London
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-7468-4_23

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