A coal-fired power plant in Shanghai. China is home to the world’s largest fleet of such facilities. Photo: AFP A coal-fired power plant in Shanghai. China is home to the world’s largest fleet of such facilities. Photo: AFP
A coal-fired power plant in Shanghai. China is home to the world’s largest fleet of such facilities. Photo: AFP
Energy

China must shut coal-fired plants with no carbon capturing within 25 years to meet Xi climate goal: US think tank

  • Fossil-fuel power plants, of which more than 90 per cent are coal-fired, supplied 70 per cent of China’s electricity in first 10 months of this year
  • Prospect of power stations being closed presents tremendous challenge for utilities, their financiers, investors and workers

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A coal-fired power plant in Shanghai. China is home to the world’s largest fleet of such facilities. Photo: AFP A coal-fired power plant in Shanghai. China is home to the world’s largest fleet of such facilities. Photo: AFP
A coal-fired power plant in Shanghai. China is home to the world’s largest fleet of such facilities. Photo: AFP
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