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China’s carbon neutral push gathers pace as coal-fired power plants drop below 50 per cent for first time

China’s coal-fired power plants fell to less than 50 per cent of its total power generation mix for the first time last year, while separately, power generated from non-fossil fuels rose to make up more than a third of the country’s power output, according to a new report.Coal-fired generators still produced 60 per cent of the nation’s power needs last year, with non-fossil fuels now accounting for 34 per cent of China’s total power output in 2020 – 1 per cent higher than in 2019.This change…


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