Japan Coal Energy Centre

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Japan Coal Energy Centre is a Tokyo-headquartered trade association and research organisation. JCOAL describes its role as to support "the development, commercialization, transfer and dissemination of coal technologies and the human resource development, in order to ensure the international coal supply and the harmonization with the environment."[1]

On its website JCOAL states that to "ensure a stable supply and sustainable utilization of coal, we need to make efforts to meet the increasing coal demand in the Asia-Pacific region and to ensure the harmonization with the environment by, for instance, controlling the global warming."[1]

Its members include major Japanese coal mining companies as well as those in the metals and power generation industries.[2]

International activities

On its website, JCOAL states that its international activities include the training of engineers "from the coal producing developing-countries". It also states that "to promote and disseminate "Clean Coal Technology" in the APEC region, JCOAL is implementing Clean Coal Technology Transfer Projects for the training to engineers from the APEC countries in Japan, related to the coal utilization, the coal quality control and environmental preservation."[3]

Contact details

Japan Coal Energy Center (JCOAL)
9F, Meiji Yasuda Seimei Mita Bldg.,
3-14-10 Mita, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 108-0073 Japan
Phone: +81-3-6400-5191
Fax: +81-3-6400-5206
Website: http://www.jcoal.or.jp/index-en.html

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 JCOAL, "Outline of JCOAL", JCOAL website, accessed August 2010.
  2. "Member List", JCOAL website, April. 1, 2010.
  3. JCOAL, "International Activities", JCOAL website, accessed August 2010.

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