Understanding Coal - the Commodity and the Industry - COAL 

CPE Credits Awarded: 8
Categories: Other Energy Resources

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5c003d5e591091d484ea3c6e8f6051f1150 150Understanding Coal - the Commodity and the Industry is an instructor-led energy resource training course presented by the energy training experts at Mennta Energy Solutions. Delegates attending this course will learn the fundamentals of coal supply, quality issues, and the important role of blending and trading in the coal industry. The new coal futures contract and potential hedging applications will be discussed. Carbon emissions factors and related emissions trading activities will also be addressed.

Includes Web-based Pre-study Module
This course is accompanied by a preparatory course available online. Delegates will receive a web voucher as part of their joining instructions upon confirmation of registration. By taking advantage of this "blended" learning approach, in-class time and learning are optimized.


As this is an introductory course, there are no prerequisites.


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Utility companies, coal producers and companies engaged in coal trading and marketing activities will find this course to be useful introductory training for staff and management personnel. Class delegates can include those new to or recently assigned to producing, supply, transportation and trading positions and the related key support functions of accounting, logistics, credit and contracts.

  • Summary information on coal as an energy source
  • Primary coal production locations and trends
  • The important quality factors
  • Consumption trends
  • Coal supply and trading activities
  • Markets
  • Blending considerations
  • Transportation factors
  • Coal futures contracts and hedging applications
  • Emissions trading considerations
  • The Kyoto Protocol
  • Potential impact on production and consumption
  • Energy security implications
  • An overview of power plant operation


Course Director


“This was my third seminar with Mennta Energy Solutions and each time I am impressed with the instructor's inherent research into the topic and accute delivery, along with the ability to relate to all persons' knowledge levels on that topic. ” L.M. Constellation

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