China's Energy Action Plan is focusing on alternative fuels and renewable power by 2020

China's State Council recently released a national action plan for energy development from 2014 to 2020. It emphasizes the reduction of coal consumption in total energy supply again, with a coal fraction of 62% and a very specific total consumption cap at 4.2 billion tons by 2020. China's domesti...

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