"The country’s economic growth has long been fed by coal, but its eastern cities are choking on the smog. Now the government thinks it has a solution: Move the power plants inland."
70 new coal-fired plants
China Is Burning Almost as Much Coal as Rest of the World Combined | TIME.com
Ultra-high-voltage electricity transmission in China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electric power transmission - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coal Facts | WCA | World Coal Association
Coal provides around 30% of global primary energy needs, generates 41% of the world's electricity and is used in the production of 70% of the world's steel.
- 7831Mt (2012e)
- 7608Mt (2011)
- 4677 (1990)
Top Ten Coal Producers (2012e)