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Chinese Coal Consumption Hits Record High as Temperatures Soar

HeadlineJul 19, 2023

In China, a series of unrelenting heat waves has created a soaring demand for electricity, leading to unprecedented amounts of coal consumption at China’s more than 1,000 coal-fired power plants. This comes after the Chinese government approved a record-breaking 86 gigawatts of new coal-fired power capacity last year. 

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