Aims of the Coal Forum

  • To bring together coal-fired generators, coal producers and suppliers, power plant suppliers, trade unions, small businesses and other parties; facilitating dialogue and engagement within the industry
  • To work to ensure that the UK has the right framework, consistent with energy policy goals, to:
  • secure the long-term future of coal-fired power generation and coal production in the UK
  • optimise the use of our economical coal reserves
  • stimulate investment in clean coal technologies
  • as part of a portfolio of measures to tackle the challenges of climate change, security of energy supply and fuel poverty