If renewable sources like wind power are developed, alongside energy storage and demand-side response, the sector could achieve peak emissions by 2025, researchers say. Photo: EPA-EFE
If renewable sources like wind power are developed, alongside energy storage and demand-side response, the sector could achieve peak emissions by 2025, researchers say. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China’s power sector could hit peak carbon emissions 5 years ahead of national goal, study finds

  • Researchers say the sector will have to do this earlier than the 2030 target and drive the transition towards carbon neutrality
  • They also call for installed capacity of coal-fired power plants to be strictly controlled up to 2025 and gradually phased out after 2026

If renewable sources like wind power are developed, alongside energy storage and demand-side response, the sector could achieve peak emissions by 2025, researchers say. Photo: EPA-EFE
If renewable sources like wind power are developed, alongside energy storage and demand-side response, the sector could achieve peak emissions by 2025, researchers say. Photo: EPA-EFE
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