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Coal prices are rising, boosting confidence that some assets of the defunct state enterprise Solid Energy might be saved.
Listed company Contact Energy has added its voice to suggestions the coal-fired power plants at Huntly might stay open after all.
Talks are underway which could extend the use of coal to generate electricity in New Zealand. Audio
In the first of a new series, Stomping Grounds, West Coaster Mel Parsons offers us a guided tour of her hometown of Westport. Video, Audio, Gallery
The International Energy Agency has dramatically revised downwards its forecasts for coal demand.
The demise of Solid Energy comes as global coal price continues to tank and as the United States President Barack Obama's wages a so called war on coal. Audio
Anti coal campaigners say the dairy giant Fonterra should cut back on the amount of coal it uses in its factories. Audio
Genesis Energy says it'll save up to 25 million dollars a year shutting down its last two coal-burning electricity generators at the Huntly power station in three years time. Audio
Genesis Energy says it will close down its last two coal-fired boilers at the Huntly Power Station.
Why China matters to climate change and climate change matters to China. With Professor Ross Garnaut, research fellow in economics at University of Melbourne. Audio
Joining us from Westport's 'Coaltown' museum is Chris Hartigan who began working at the museum when he was at high school, 13 years ago. Audio
Pike River Coal hopes to have its mine in the Paparoa Range, north of Greymouth, at full production next year. Audio