China has traditionally not been a big player in renewable energy in Africa, according to Yun Sun, director of the China programme at the Stimson Centre in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
China has traditionally not been a big player in renewable energy in Africa, according to Yun Sun, director of the China programme at the Stimson Centre in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg

Are China’s banks going cool on coal power plants in Africa?

  • Green groups say ICBC has agreed it will not fund a controversial project in northern Zimbabwe
  • Chinese lenders are finding the fossil fuel increasingly unattractive, analyst says

China has traditionally not been a big player in renewable energy in Africa, according to Yun Sun, director of the China programme at the Stimson Centre in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
China has traditionally not been a big player in renewable energy in Africa, according to Yun Sun, director of the China programme at the Stimson Centre in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
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