NDRC vows to control expansion of China’s coal-to-gas switch

Friday, 31 March 2023

China’s powerful National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has carved out a greater role for coal in the country’s electricity mix in the face of high gas prices and fluctuating output from renewables. NDRC vowed to strictly control the coal-to-gas switch and 50 GW of a total 106 GW of approved new coal-fired capacity already went into construction. 

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