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Japan's Sojitz divests interest in thermal coal .

Sojitz' coal mine site. JAKARTA (RambuEnergy) – Sojitz Corporation of Japan has entered an agreement to sell its entire 30% stake in PT Bara Alam Utama (BAU), a coal mining company that owns and operates the BAU thermal coal mine located in South Sumatra, Republic of Indonesia, to an existing partner. "This strategic share sale furthers Sojitz's shift away from thermal coal ...

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Japanese bank policies - Market Forces

Coal phase out by 2030 in EU / OECD countries, 2040 in China and 2050 elsewhere. For clients in breach of the 25 per cent threshold, only loans dedicated to renewable energy or GHG reduction projects will be authorised. January 2021: no clients dependent on thermal coal earnings. January 2025: no clients 60% dependent on thermal coal earnings

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Japan's Sojitz to sell stake in Indonesia's thermal .

TOKYO: * Japanese trading house Sojitz Corp said on Monday in a statement it would sell its 30 percent stake in the Bara Alam Utama (BAU) thermal coal mine in South Sumatra, Indonesia, to an existing partner for an undisclosed sum * The deal reflects the company's effort to rebalance its coal assets, shifting away from thermal coal investment and focusing more on coking coal, amid growing ...

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Japan's Sojitz to sell stake in Indonesia's thermal .

Japan's Sojitz to sell stake in Indonesia's thermal coal mine TOKYO: * Japanese trading house Sojitz Corp said on Monday in a statement it would sell its 30 percent stake in the Bara Alam Utama (BAU) thermal coal mine in South Sumatra, Indonesia, to an existing partner for an undisclosed sum

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COLUMN-Structurally cheaper LNG should .

This could give Japan the security of supply it desires, but virtually eliminate the problem LNG has always had, its high cost relative to thermal coal. Thermal coal prices have, similar to LNG ...

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Japan's thermal power to drop 40% by 2030 | .

Japanese thermal power generation could decline to 40% below 2015 levels by 2030 as government turns to renewables and energy efficiency.

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Japan's Sojitz to Sell Its Stake in BAU Thermal .

Japan's Sojitz has decided to exit the producing BAU thermal coal mine in Indonesia in a move to distance itself from thermal coal investments. In this connection, Sojitz has entered into a deal with an undisclosed buyer to sell its entire stake of 30 percent in Bara Alam Utama, the owner and operator of the BAU thermal coal mine.

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Major players in the Australian coal industry and factors ...

Australian thermal coal procurement by Japan and the pricing of this coal are also analyzed to gain an understanding of the sales and purchase process. 2. Brief history of the Australian coal industry. According to Australian government records, coal was discovered in Australia in 1791 by an escaped convict near the site of Newcastle . 3. in eastern New South Wales (NSW). oal mining commenced ...

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Japan's Tohoku, Australia's Glencore settle Apr .

Tohoku is one of Japan's largest power utilities with four coal-fired power units and a combined installed capacity of 3,200 MW, according to the company's 2018 annual report. Glencore is one of Australia's largest thermal coal producers with a thermal coal and semi-soft coal output of 72.7 million, the company's 2018 annual report showed.

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List of power stations in Japan - Wikipedia

Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap Download coordinates as: KML · GPX This page is a list of power stations in Japan that are publicly or privately owned.. List

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Profile of Japan's Major Power Generation .

Initially, coal was the dominant fuel for thermal power generation in Japan, but it later lost that place to oil. Today, a diverse range of fuels including coal, oil, and LNG are used for the important generating role that thermal power plants play. In particular, in response to global environmental concerns, electric power companies are promoting the introduction of LNG fired plants, as they ...

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Japan Coal Phase-Out

Japan Coal Phase-Out: ... introduced a bidding process for thermal power generation to bring down electricity costs after the accident.2 This acted as a sign to go ahead with new coal plant construction, which had at one point been halted under the Kyoto Protocol. Since then, starting with an invitation to bid for TEPCO's plant, there was a deluge of coal plant construction plans. To deal with ...

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Japan to oppose new or expanded coal-fired .

30.03.2019 · A faster-than-anticipated transition by the Japanese energy sector, which buys 39% of Australian-mined thermal coal, would affect future volumes and the viability of .

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Japanese thermal coal buyers try out Newcastle .

Platts' NEAT Coal Index was $68.37/mt CFR Japan on Wednesday, its lowest level since its launch in early January 2017. High-ash Newcastle 5,500 kcal/kg NAR thermal coal does have some drawbacks for Japanese power plants in terms of higher ash disposal costs compared with the Newcastle 6,000 kcal/kg NAR grade, but its price is cheaper.

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Stranded Assets and Thermal Coal in Japan: An Analysis of ...

STRANDED ASSETS AND THERMAL COAL IN JAPAN METHODOLOGY • Calculated at the asset-level. Delineate into existing- and planned-capacity (WEPP, 2016) • We identify the year coal-fired capacity entered, or plans to enter, commercial operations: • Estimate total build cost at ~¥250,000,000/MW at inception (Rong and Victor, 2012) • Depreciate the asset over an expected 40 .

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NEAT index shines spotlight on volatile seaborne .

13.10.2017 · Traditionally, Japan's thermal coal market has been centered around fixed price term contracts which come up for negotiations at regular points in the calendar year. There used to be four pricing points for Japanese supply contracts — January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1 — but now the market is down to two — April and October — roughly six months apart. The settlement of a ...

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Thermal coal exports are under threat — but .

Some 56% of Whitehaven's thermal coal output goes to Japan, 17% to South Korea, 11% to Taiwan, followed by Malaysia and the Philippines. Australian thermal coal producers are well down the cost curve — plus, they can produce the high-quality coals needed by new generation thermal electricity plants in Asia. The longer-term picture for our exports into Asia does include an upside. As ...

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Japan's trading houses offload thermal coal .

Among recent thermal coal asset sales by Japanese trading houses is Mitsubishi's decision to offload its minority stakes in Hunter Valley Operations and Warkworth mine in Australia, tagging ...

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Japan's Tohoku Electric, Glencore abandon April .

Japan's Tohoku Electric Power Co Inc and Glencore Plc have abandoned talks on annual thermal coal supplies after failing to reach an agreement, the first time in decades the talks have broken down.

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Japan's government must exit coal | Opinion | .

Moreover, Japan, along with China and South Korea, is among the biggest financiers of foreign coal projects. " Japan is currently the only G7 country that is adding to its domestic coal power-generation capacity, with roughly 45 new coal plants in the pipeline as of 2017. Yet, even as Japan's government keeps planning for a coal-based future and touts clean-coal myths, its private ...

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