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The USA, China, India and Germany derive almost half, if not closer to three quarters, of their electricity from coal. Those 4 countries make up more than half the world's population and close to 50% of the world's GDP.


EIA (Energy Information Administration) has forecasted that global coal consumption in the electric power sector will grow by 6 percent in 2010, due to the result of higher electricity consumption.



How can this be with all the renewable energy efforts across the globe?


Coal is the cheapest source of energy that exists; it is convenient, found all over the planet and the vast majority of the world has the available technology and capital to mine it. The second part to the answer is that no one could have predicted the speed at which the emerging markets have risen and the demand for cheap energy which has come along with that growth.


Before we talk about the global demand trends for coal and the amazing growth set to occur within this sector, let's refresh on what types of coal exist and the primary uses.


Coal has many important uses worldwide; the most common being electricity generation, steel production and cement manufacturing. Roughly 5.9 billion tonnes of hard coal was used worldwide in 2009. There was 909 million tonnes of brown coal used that year.


Our team at Pinnacle expects a very strong M&A (merger and acquisition) market for coal in the coming decade. China recently revealed a 3.8 billion tonne increase in coal demand by 2015. Remember that the entire worldwide consumption was 5.9 billion tonnes of hard coal in 2009, along with 909 million tonnes of brown coal. China alone has plans to increase global consumption by more than 50% in 4 years!


This is a staggering statistic and one that can't be overlooked by investors.


Global coal consumption has grown faster than any other energy source since 2000.



The reason global coal consumption has surpassed all other sources of energy since 2000 can be summed up in two words: Emerging Markets. The emerging markets have exploded in economic production and are attributing for more and more of the globe's GDP total each year. To emerging market nations, such as India, China and Brazil, coal represents the only near-term, feasible, economically sound way to provide energy to its growing cities and citizens. It's not rocket science. Even the United States currently derives roughly 50% of its electricity from coal. It is cheap and available; put simply, no renewable energy can compete with coal.


China is at the heart of global coal demand. China is also scared that it won't have enough coal or enough energy to fuel its expanding economy. The good news for coal investors and a trend we plan on taking advantage of, is that it's becoming evident China will pay anything to quench its energy demand.

 

 

 

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#752   US over-counter trading tightens reporting, other standards tbone1360 03/27/14 02:56:06 AM
#751   I once had a position in AMPW. I'm whizent1 02/06/14 06:09:01 AM
#750   Does anyone know where this company is??? tbone1360 01/29/14 11:22:48 AM
#749   AMPW 0.006 - Targets 0.015 / 0.035 trader53 11/15/13 07:27:11 AM
#748   It's not going to do you any good. benchman 05/21/13 10:40:33 AM
#747   how do you file a complaint with the sec tyzz 05/16/13 07:42:49 PM
#746   you should also file a complaint,,its easy to greg082570 05/16/13 10:52:05 AM
#745   If anything unified takes please, let us know LaddyMan 05/16/13 09:56:37 AM
#744   Filed complaint with SEC for fraud.... greg082570 05/16/13 08:01:35 AM
#743   15-May-2013 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement Don jr 05/15/13 08:41:49 PM
#742   I don't know why,,,but I think something good greg082570 04/30/13 05:58:52 PM
#741   Thanks-- I hope they find a buyer-- spotfire 04/25/13 04:46:25 PM
#740   I'm afraid not. I spoke to management BKBarrett 04/23/13 11:33:56 PM
#739   BK BARRETT--- any progress you know of on spotfire 04/15/13 05:26:37 PM
#738   Have you heard anything recently on progress towards spotfire 03/06/13 12:06:10 PM
#737   Thanks for the info 5wood4 12/24/12 04:13:41 PM
#736   All: I keep in close contact with BKBarrett 12/24/12 10:03:40 AM
#735   I too bought in with the same speculation 5wood4 12/23/12 03:37:07 PM
#734   Haven't heard anything for a long time. tbone1360 12/22/12 09:11:44 PM
#733   Bsically trying to sort through and see if 5wood4 12/22/12 08:12:51 PM
#732   5wood4, what are you referring to? tbone1360 12/22/12 03:38:31 PM
#731   Does this have any immediate effect on what 5wood4 12/22/12 01:48:42 PM
#730   Form 8-K for AMERICAN POWER CORP. tbone1360 12/20/12 08:51:08 PM
#729   What's the good word? Waxman7 10/25/12 11:19:33 AM
#728   Unlike others, I believe he knows exactly tbone1360 09/27/12 02:58:40 PM
#727   tbone, yes...I realize this administration of complete kooks nolechief 09/27/12 02:41:00 PM
#726   Nolechief & Ladyman, this administration is not tbone1360 09/27/12 12:01:44 PM
#725   You are right....not a lot to discuss I LaddyMan 09/27/12 10:52:36 AM
#724   Yes, seems like it's dead. I think nolechief 09/27/12 10:49:56 AM
#723   Wow...what a dead board for all the PPS LaddyMan 09/24/12 07:15:35 PM
#722   AMERICAN POWER CORP. ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF RESERVE AND tbone1360 09/21/12 05:23:09 PM
#721   Thanks t bone-- Finally the results -- spotfire 09/21/12 04:01:45 PM
#720   DENVER, CO, Sep 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) tbone1360 09/21/12 11:40:34 AM
#719   NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!! http://finance.yahoo.com/news/american-power-corp-announces- LaddyMan 09/21/12 11:07:04 AM
#718   Fantastic ... Obama has helped the free market kzivann 09/21/12 10:11:50 AM
#717   Obama policies hammered following coal-mine closings, layoffs tbone1360 09/19/12 03:31:25 PM
#716   Hello spotfire, did we ever here anything tbone1360 08/26/12 10:28:54 AM
#715   I'm doing great, thanks LaddyMan. Just me LaddyMan 08/18/12 09:34:04 PM
#714   How you doing LaddyMan? LaddyMan 08/18/12 09:32:41 PM
#713   Quarterly Report here: LaddyMan 08/17/12 09:12:16 PM
#712   Just saw that the quarterly report is going LaddyMan 08/14/12 04:58:53 PM
#711   Oh, I'm staying...trust me. Way to deep nolechief 08/13/12 11:19:48 AM
#710   That was quite a while back. No LaddyMan 08/12/12 02:16:57 PM
#709   What has happened here?? Wasn't this over $1.00 ezgreen 08/11/12 12:29:12 PM
#708   Still awaiting the results of the mining consultant spotfire 08/10/12 05:00:29 PM
#707   Anyone here? Why the 2c move today? LaddyMan 08/09/12 02:33:22 PM
#706   This is what AMPW sent in response: spotfire 07/30/12 04:56:06 PM
#705   No No No, Nolechief stay till after tbone1360 07/30/12 04:51:18 PM
#704   Guess this puppy is dead...lesson learned. nolechief 07/30/12 03:29:07 PM
#703   Got Flyer a long time ago- never invested- ezgreen 07/19/12 07:09:23 PM
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