China building 200 GW of coal-fired power

Australian warmist politicians and the UN: “China is leading the world in renewable energy rollout.”

Reality: “(smart) China builds around 1 coal-fired power generator per week to provide cheap and reliable electricity, to manufacture ‘unreliable’ energy sources (wind and solar) to sell to the gullible, eco-brainwashed West.”

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-power-coal-idUSKCN0ZT09B

Greenpeace appear shocked that China is continuing to build new coal-fired power capacity.

From Reuters:

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 to expand rapidly amid an unexpectedly sharp slowdown in energy consumption growth, as well as a state-led effort to tackle smog, cut carbon emissions and encourage cleaner forms of electricity.

According to National Energy Administration (NEA) data, China’s total thermal capacity grew 7.8 percent in 2015 to 990 GW, outstripping a 0.5 percent increase in consumption. Another 24 GW went into operation in the first five months of 2016.

Greenpeace said more than 1 trillion yuan ($150 billion) could be “wasted” on new capacity in the next five years, leading to a…

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One Comment on “China building 200 GW of coal-fired power”

  1. chaamjamal says:

    Good for China and the Philippines for standing up to the UN. They are developing countries and they need to rapidly increase fossil fuel emissions to get rich.
    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2812034

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