China Pulls the Plug on Buildout of Coal-Fired Generation


first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Michael Forsythe for the New York Times:In guidelines released on Monday, China halted plans for new coal-fired power stations in many parts of the country, and construction of some approved plants will be postponed until at least 2018.The announcement, by the National Development and Reform Commission and the National Energy Administration, means that about 200 planned coal-fired power generators — those seeking approval and those approved but not yet under construction — may not be completed, said Lauri Myllyvirta, who analyzes China’s energy production for Greenpeace.The total of 105 gigawatts of power those plants would have been able to produce is considerably more than the electricity-generating capacity of Britain from all sources.Full article: China Curbs Plans for More Coal-Fired Power Plants China Pulls the Plug on Buildout of Coal-Fired Generationlast_img

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