Liaoning province in China’s rust belt northeast and the big coal producing regions of Ningxia and Xinjiang in the northwest have failed to meet energy efficiency targets. Photo: EPA.

China’s new big coal regions fail to meet energy efficiency targets

  • Beijing promises new renewable energy quota system
  • 12 provinces and regions exceeded their targets last year but rust belt and coal-rich areas struggle
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Liaoning province in China’s rust belt northeast and the big coal producing regions of Ningxia and Xinjiang in the northwest have failed to meet energy efficiency targets. Photo: EPA.
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