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‘World wastes $1 trillion on needless new coal plants’

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Nearly $1 trillion (£700 billion) is being invested in new coal-fired power plants worldwide despite the fact that the demand for electricity generated from coal has declined for two years in a row, shows a new report released this week. The report, by Greenpeace, the Sierra Club and CoalSwarm, warns that this problem of overbuilding is creating an “increasingly severe ...

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China to halt construction on coal-fired power plants in 15 regions

Coal-Fired-Power-Plant  China to halt construction on coal-fired power plants in 15 regions Coal Fired Power Plant

Move still falls short of halting build-up of overcapacity in coal-fired power generation, critics say China will stop the construction of coal-fired power plants in 15 regions as part of its efforts to tackle a capacity glut in the sector, the country’s energy regulator said on Thursday, confirming an earlier media report. The Southern Energy Observer, a magazine run by the ...

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