Coal Power Overcapacity and the Investment Bubble in China

Publication - 2015-11-18
A collaborative report by Greenpeace East Asia and North China Electric Power University reveals that up to 700 billion RMB could be invested in the coal power industry over the 13th five year plan period, in spite of an already serious overcapacity problem. The report analyses trends in coal power during the 12th Five Year Plan and provides projections for the 13th Five Year Plan period. Based on this, the report clarifies the extent of the problem, the urgency of the need to address it and makes policy recommendations accordingly.

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