South Korea sets out plans to cut coal consumption, energy sector CO2 emissions

Published 02:37 on December 31, 2020  /  Last updated at 08:23 on December 31, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea wants the share of coal in the nation’s energy mix to fall by a quarter over the next 14 years, but an increase in LNG consumption means the power sector’s 2030 emissions reduction target is less ambitious than its goal for the overall economy.

South Korea wants the share of coal in the nation’s energy mix to fall by a quarter over the next 14 years, but an increase in LNG consumption means the power sector’s 2030 emissions reduction target is less ambitious than its goal for the overall economy.

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