Global coal power generation drops 8.3% in H1 as renewables advance -analysts

Published 00:01 on August 13, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:06 on August 12, 2020  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US  /  No Comments

Global coal power generation plummeted by 8.3% year-on-year in the first half of 2020 due to lower electricity demand and a rise in wind and solar generation, a study released on Thursday found.

Global coal power generation plummeted by 8.3% year-on-year in the first half of 2020 due to lower electricity demand and a rise in wind and solar generation, a study released on Thursday found.

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