brown coal - Japanisch
I hardly think that brown coal can be seen as a viable option, because of the huge environmental damage that it causes.
Fourthly, the EU needs to apologise and restore hard coal and brown coal to favour, because it has plentiful supplies of these and they are cheap.
What I have in mind are modern hard coal- or brown coal-fired power plants using different methods of CO2 storage in porous geological formations or underground reservoirs.
Although consensus exists on the fact that "Brown Coal" corresponds to the least evolved natural state in the coalification scale, characterized by a high moisture content and low CV, there are enormous difficulties in the definition itself.
In July 1999, the Czech Government sold a 46.29% stake in MUS Most, one of the biggest brown coal producers in the country, to Investenergy S.A. from Switzerland which belongs to the US Appian Group.
In this framework, the forecast for the production of 65 million tonnes in 2000 appears to be optimistic when compared to the levels in 1999:44 Mt of brown coal and 14 Mt of hard coal.
It uses local brown coal with a sulphur content of up to 3%.
Most of these funds, amounting in total to 2.23 billion CZK in 2000, went into the hard coal industry - 79.1%, while the rest was directed to the brown coal segment.
Natural resources: oil, gas, timber, peat, kaolin, hard melting clay, glass-making sands, ilmenite-zirconium sands, iron ore, bauxite, brown coal, zinc; there are also indications for deposits of gold, platinum, titanium and zirconium.
Privatisation of the remaining two brown coal companies is supposed to be completed in 2002 once the privatisation of CEZ is finalised.
intermediate between peat and bituminous coal: jet, wood coal, coal, lignite, humate