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  • Solid Energy finally comes clean on lignite .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Solid Energy finally comes clean on lignite pollution estimate. Posted on. 17 February 2011 . 0 comments. State-owned coalminer Solid Energy has released figures that show its planned lignite to liquid fuel operation is likely to produce double the greenhouse emissions of standard diesel in New Zealand. In November 2010, the company initially refused WWF-New Zealand's Official Information ...

  • New Zealand's Coal Deposits / New Zealand's .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Peat deposits have been buried relatively quickly to suitable depths for 'coalification', followed by uplift and erosion that makes them accessible for mining. Read more about coal formation. Less than 10% of New Zealand's available coal reserves are bituminous, while 22% are sub-bituminous and 70% lignite.

  • Leave lignite in the ground, says environment commissioner ...

    State-owned coal miner Solid Energy's plans to turn low-grade Southland lignite coal deposits into massive new industries "make no sense" and the coal should "remain in the ground", says a report ...

  • Mining lignite in Aotearoa NZ – a price too .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Interested in what's on the horizon in respect of our natural resources – including freshwater? Two reports released in August are worth your attention. Lignite and Climate Change: The High Cost of Low Grade Coal is a report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment while the other is the government's NZ Energy Strategy 2011-2021, released with the welcome addendum, The.

  • The death of coal? - Greater AucklandDiese Seite übersetzen

    The death of coal? This is what the death of coal looks like. It's not a sudden fall to zero worldwide coal consumption. It's consumption turning flat after decades of growth. There are still coal power plants in almost every country, but older plants are being shut down early and not replaced. New plants aren't being built, at least not ...

  • Lignite: Lets talk about coal

    In geological terms, lignite 1 is a 'young' fossil fuel. A soft brownish-black rock - the stage between peat and sub-bituminous coal - it is considered a low-quality form of coal, producing high carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions on combustion per unit of energy generated.

  • The major customers for NZ coal

    largest user of NZ's coal – mostly sub-bituminous from athurst's Rotowaro and Maramarua mines (Waikato). Huntly is the only NZ power station burning coal - ostensibly only to supplement hydro when the southern lakes are low. In fact Huntly uses coal when the price is right, whatever the weather.

  • AS/NZS 4014.3:1999 (R2013) | Domestic solid fuel .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Specifies a test method for assessing lignite briquette test fuels used when determining the power output, efficiency and particulate emissions of domestic slid fuel burning appliances.RECONFIRMATION NOTICETechnical Committee CS-062 has reviewed the content of this publication and inaccordance with Standards Australia procedures for reconfirmation, it has been determinedthat the publication is ...

  • The death of coal? - Greater AucklandDiese Seite übersetzen

    The death of coal? This is what the death of coal looks like. It's not a sudden fall to zero worldwide coal consumption. It's consumption turning flat after decades of growth. There are still coal power plants in almost every country, but older plants are being shut down early and not replaced. New plants aren't being built, at least not ...

  • Energy Pathways for New Zealand - University of Otago · PDF Datei

    • Estimates of recoverable coal are dependant on utilisation assumptions. • The South Island lignite resources dominate New Zealand's coal resource, at ~80%. • In ground lignite resources in Southland and Otago are estimated at ~11 billion tonnes, of which 7 billion is estimated to be recoverable.

  • US plant to test use of NZ lignite - NZ HeraldDiese Seite übersetzen

    American regulators have approved an experimental North Dakota coal-drying plant which has imported more than 400 tonnes of New Zealand lignite to test in t

  • Solid Energy's lignite should "remain in the .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Solid Energy's lignite should "remain in the ground" says environmental watchdog . by Pattrick Smellie . Dec. 9 (BusinessDesk) – State-owned coal miner Solid Energy's plans to turn low ...

  • Keep the Coal in the Hole: Why NZ's Lignite .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Keep the Coal in the Hole: Why NZ's Lignite should not be Mined (Jeanette Fitzsimons)

  • Questions about lignite in Parliament - Coal .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Some questions were raised by Kennedy Graham (of the Greens) about lignite mining, including the proposed briquetting plant in Southland, in parliament recently. You can also read the transcript.

  • Resources - Coal Action Network AotearoaDiese Seite übersetzen

    Lignite. Click to download Southland lignite & the climate – an introduction. Click to download the CAN Aotearoa Beware Lignite leaflet. Click to go to our blog post which contains the powerpoint presentation by Jeanette Fitzsimons called 'Keep the Coal in the Hole: Why NZ's lignite should not be mined'. Jeanette showed this ...

  • New Zealand fuel and electricity total primary energy and ... · PDF Datei

    consistent with NZ's GHG Inventory reporting requirements but is different to PAS 2050:2008 that uses the GWP's from the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report for CH 4 and N 2 O, which are 25 and 298 respectively (IPCC, 2007). Throughout this report non-CO 2 emissions are converted to CO 2 e using the IPCC Second Report (IPCC, 1995). However, Tables 2 and 3 also includes the results based on ...

  • lignite australiaDiese Seite übersetzen

    Mar 4, 2013 Transforming low grade lignite coal into a high energy, low emission product is what Australian company GTL Energy have realised. Teaming up with New Zealand Governmentowned Solid Energy, South Australianbased GTL Energy has developed the technology set to upgrade NZ's coal .

  • Use of coal 'bad for NZ's image' | Stuff.nzDiese Seite übersetzen

    Yesterday, Dr Hansen criticised New Zealand for continuing to pursue fossil fuels while it had the "potential to be carbon neutral". Plans for mining lignite, a type of coal, in the South Island ...

  • NZ's coal mine extension under threat - .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Activists attended an anti-coal mining 'Keep Coal in the Hole' festival in January, with one Australian farmer-turned-activist saying sacing fertile farmland to mine lignite coal is '100 per ...

  • Southland lignite and the climate: an introduction · PDF Datei

    Southland lignite and the climate: an introduction The coal industry plans to mine and exploit massive quantities of the world's dirtiest coal - lignite - under prime Southland farmland. This represents a very real and major threat to our climate. Coal Action Network Aotearoa is committed to preventing this major expansion of the coal industry.

  • Coal Action Network Aotearoa - Posts | FacebookDiese Seite übersetzen

    Seven years ago the fight to save the Mataura Valley from Solid Energy's plans to increase NZ's emissions by 20% was in full swing. SE went bust, but lignite from the Mataura Valley is still being mined to feed Fonterra's milk drying monstrosity at Edendale.

  • US plant to test use of NZ lignite - NZ HeraldDiese Seite übersetzen

    American regulators have approved an experimental North Dakota coal-drying plant which has imported more than 400 tonnes of New Zealand lignite to test in t

  • Australia and Japan team up to build $390m coal-to ...

    08/11/2019 · The area burns lignite, or brown coal, to produce about 85% of the energy used in the state of Victoria. The area is also economically depressed, and federal and state governments have each made a grant of US$40m towards the cost of the scheme in the hope of finding a new use for lignite.

  • Boilers for school heating | Education in New .Diese Seite übersetzen

    If you already have a coal boiler only use high-grade coal. Lower-grade coal contains high levels of sulphur. It can corrode and shorten the life of the boiler. Maintaining your boiler. You need to manage and maintain your system well as you have a legal responsibility to make sure your school boiler is safe.

  • New Zealand's Coal Deposits / New Zealand's Sedimentary ...

    Peat deposits have been buried relatively quickly to suitable depths for 'coalification', followed by uplift and erosion that makes them accessible for mining. Read more about coal formation. Less than 10% of New Zealand's available coal reserves are bituminous, while 22% are sub-bituminous and 70% lignite.

  • Energy in New Zealand - WikipediaDiese Seite übersetzen

    Coal is produced from 18 opencast mines. Over 80% of New Zealand's coal reserves are contained in Southland lignite deposits. Most coal production is of bituminous and .

  • Solid Energy's lignite should "remain in the .Diese Seite übersetzen

    Solid Energy's lignite should "remain in the ground" says environmental watchdog . by Pattrick Smellie . Dec. 9 (BusinessDesk) – State-owned coal miner Solid Energy's plans to turn low ...

  • Leave lignite in the ground, says environment .Diese Seite übersetzen

    State-owned coal miner Solid Energy's plans to turn low-grade Southland lignite coal deposits into massive new industries "make no sense" and the coal should "remain in the ground", says a report ...

  • Coal in NZ: Lets talk about coal