Lately, it’s not even funny in the energy industry anymore, but only funny-bitter-sad.  The mining unions are different – always unanimous (bitterly). The problem with coal and mining continues all the time. Demand for coal is falling (RES is overgrowing), overproduction and growing coal piles. Despite the complicated geopolitical situation, world energy markets have relatively low prices. There are too high domestic production costs to […]


In the energy industry, discarding unwanted cards mirrors a broader dilemma: everyone aims to divest from coal, yet the narrative changes when it comes to distribution. On the occasion of periodic presentations of the energy strategies of large corporations, it’s easy to explain everything if you’ve ever played the so-called “Black Helen” card game. To begin with, players would pass a few unwanted cards to […]