hard coal

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a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat

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Hard coal technologies have the highest life cycle GHG emissions followed by oil and natural gas technologies.
The Afsin-Elbistan field has long been targeted for further development with Turkish energy minister Taner Yildiz announcing a few months ago that Turkey is targeting developing a total of 17GW of new power plant using local lignite and hard coal.
Four papers from Poland propose an underground brown coal gasification plant, discuss mergers among mining companies and the need for more geological data, and analyze deposition irregularities in thin hard coal seams.
New World Resources Plc is one of Central Europe's leading hard coal and coke producers.
5 GW); lignite (-1 GW); and a net gain in hard coal of 2.
Carbon Energy is responsible for initial pilot costs, while the joint venture company is responsible for production royalties to state-owned mining company, Turkish Hard Coal Enterprise ("TTK").
Turkey Hard Coal Institution (TTK) had signed a contract with Chinese Sino Steel Industry & Trade Group (SSIT) on November 12, 2010 for clearing the debris, cleaning and repairing the mine as well as finding the bodies of the two workers.
Similarly, the utilisation of low-quality hard coal and lignite, which dominate the region's power generation mix as well as other energy demand sectors, such as household and industrial consumption, continues to be more than double the EU average of 17%.
The type of hard coal with the highest fixedcarbon content is derived from the Greek for coal.
Since the 12th century, galena ores have been excavated and used to extract silver and lead in the area of Olkusz near Krakow, whereas gold and hard coal have been excavated in the west of the country, in Lower Silesia.
The generation of RWE Power draws on a broad range of primary energies: nuclear energy and lignite produced in the company's own opencast mines in Rhineland for base load; hard coal, gas and renewable energies like water, wind and biomass for mid-merit and peak load.
Anthracite, or hard coal, is the coal type most common in China, where a modern day industrial revolution is driving a new, large scale economic demand for the black, carbon rich substance.
House is designed to be heated with very little expense--soft coal, hard coal, and steam heat options available.
The report added that inland deliveries of hard coal were "continuing their slow decline," even though deliveries to the electricity generating industry rose slightly in 2001 and were "expected to show a further marginal increase in 2002, taking an increasing share of hard coal deliveries (70 per cent in 2000, 71 per cent in 2001 and 72 per cent in 2002).