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China building more coal-fired power: Greenpeace

Capacity of 200 GW under construction despite tough new measures cutting use of fossil fuels, tackling overcapacity

China's total large-scale thermal power capacity, more than 90 per cent of which is fuelled by coal, stood at 1,015 GW by the end of May.


CHINA is building another 200 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power capacity despite tough new measures designed to cut the use of fossil fuels and tackle overcapacity, environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday.

China's coal-dominated thermal power sector has continued...