China is building renewable energy projects domestically to reduce coal’s share of its energy mix. Photo: AFP China is building renewable energy projects domestically to reduce coal’s share of its energy mix. Photo: AFP
China is building renewable energy projects domestically to reduce coal’s share of its energy mix. Photo: AFP

Chinese renewable energy investment abroad soars – but coal still dominant

  • Greenpeace study of growth in energy projects in Belt and Road Initiative countries shows solar investments rocketing
  • But coal capacity continues to rise after earlier study had found China was supporting more than a quarter of all new coal-fired plants worldwide

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
China is building renewable energy projects domestically to reduce coal’s share of its energy mix. Photo: AFP China is building renewable energy projects domestically to reduce coal’s share of its energy mix. Photo: AFP
China is building renewable energy projects domestically to reduce coal’s share of its energy mix. Photo: AFP
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