"Coal consumption accounts for about two thirds of the primary energy consumption in China. High economic growth has brought about a rapid increase of coal consumption. Low-efficiency combustion of a large amount of coal caused coal-smoke related air pollution.
The Chinese government put forward plans to develop clean coal technology in the early 1990s, and has listed it as one of the emphases for development of future energy technologies..."
Inderscience Publishers, an article from 2005.
That's why SCLX is trying to meet the future huge demand for CWM by decoupling its production in 2009-2010 as we know.
China is one of the few countries that uses coal as its major energy source...."
"The important role of coal is determined by the state of its reserves. Because proven reserves of coal comprise 90 per cent of the total proven reserves of primary energy in China, it would be impossible not to use it. The best strategy would therefore be to spread "clean coal technologies", which is the general name for technologies that increase energy efficiency and reduce pollution..."
"China is a developing country and it would be impossible to halt or delay economic development. However, we should show responsibility towards the world and posterity, by making every effort to reduce the effects of energy development on the environment. We should admit that clean coal is the "future energy" and that developing clean coal technologies is an important strategy..."
SCLX.OB is the only profitable growing "clean coal" stock I have found. Take a look to the SEC filings to confirm it. The two disadvantages of SCLX is that is still unknown and it hasn't an IR firm. These two can easily change, but the management is focusing to the company only at the moment. Though they are doing a great job! I believe sooner or later it will be more known to the investors.