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Brown coal

Brown coal or lignite is a soft brown coloured sedimentary rock that develops from decaying organic matter. It is used in power generation but is the lowest grade of coals. It has a carbon content of 25% to 35%. About a quarter of the world’s brown coal is found in the Australian state of Victoria. ..

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Japan-Australia starts Producing Hydrogen from Brown Coal

A Japanese-Australian venture has started producing hydrogen from brown coal. Japan and Australia have collaborated for a $500 million pilot project which aims to show that liquefied hydrogen can be produced commercially and can be safely exported overseas. Highlights The countries have planned to create the first international supply chain for the liquefied hydrogen. In ..