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Carbon Capture & Storage For A Low-Carbon Energy Future

Clean coal technology points us in the direction we need to go and is showing us the way to a cleaner environment. High efficiency coal technology reduces the carbon footprint at today’s power plants. Over time, carbon capture and storage would make electricity from coal virtually emissions free.

 

What Powers Life in Just One Day

Every day our lives are shaped by what we see, where we go and what we do, and these actions are greatly attributed to modern conveniences powered by low cost electricity from coal. In just one day, the world is energized by 21 million tonnes of coal. Coal fuels more energy than any other source and is by far the world’s lowest cost major source of power.

Watch the video to see the power behind our modern lives.

 

What Technology is Powering Your Future?

The answer: clean coal technology.
Coal powers more electricity around the world than any other fuel and is increasingly important to our energy future. Coal is expected to become the world’s largest energy source in coming years, surpassing oil.

 

From Candles to Computers

Linda Jing discusses growing up in rural China with limited access to electricity and the empowering experience of moving to a major city.

 

Energy Poverty on the Australian Agenda

Minerals Council of Australia Chief Executive Officer Brendan Pearson discusses Australia’s role in providing energy to developing parts of the world.
“The reduction of energy poverty around the world should be a priority not just for the Australian government but all developed country governments. The key to that solution is low-cost energy and coal produces the lowest cost energy source,” says Pearson.

 

Africa Switched On

Former Mali school teacher and Peace Corps volunteer Rugigana “RK” Kavamahanga shares a candid view on solving energy poverty as Africa continues its struggle to switch on.