China sees surge in coal consumption, though carbon market likely unaffected

Published 14:03 on August 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:28 on August 14, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

After several years of flatlining, coal-fired power generation has surged in China this year, likely pushing up carbon emissions but not necessarily boosting CO2 demand in the soon-to-be-launched national ETS, according to analysts.

After several years of flatlining, coal-fired power generation has surged in China this year, likely pushing up carbon emissions but not necessarily boosting CO2 demand in the soon-to-be-launched national ETS, according to analysts.

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