Beijing to close coal fired power plants "by 2015"
August 1st, 2012
China has announced plans to shut down its coal-fired power plants in an attempt to reduce air pollution, Financial Times reports. The multi-billion dollar effort aims to replace coal-fired plants with natural gas-fuelled power stations by the end of next year. Beijing’s ambitious plans to become coal-free by 2015 were announced alongside a clamp-down on …