Malawi mulling study into maximizing the use of thermal coal for electricity generation

From Face of Malawi Sat Dec 22 2012, 02:54:51

The Malawi government is preparing to engage a consultancy to study how the Southern African country can maximize the use of thermal coal for electricity generation. Malawi's Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment, Grain Malunga, says Malawi, which hosts over 22- billion tons of coal in the northern and southern regions, would like [...]

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