Coal accounts for about 57 per cent of China’s power production. Photo: AFP Coal accounts for about 57 per cent of China’s power production. Photo: AFP
Coal accounts for about 57 per cent of China’s power production. Photo: AFP
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How China’s coal power glut is clouding its carbon zero ambitions

  • By adding the equivalent of one new coal-fired plant a week, China led the world in expansion of electricity from the fossil fuel last year, researchers say
  • But the tide could be turning as interest wanes in the sector, according to observers

Topic |   Energy
Coal accounts for about 57 per cent of China’s power production. Photo: AFP Coal accounts for about 57 per cent of China’s power production. Photo: AFP
Coal accounts for about 57 per cent of China’s power production. Photo: AFP
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