'Sobering reality check': Global coal power to reach record levels in 2021, IEA warns

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Coal power demand has grown in 2021 | Credit: iStock
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Coal power demand has grown in 2021 | Credit: iStock

Global coal power generation set for post-Covid bounce driven largely by China and India, according to International Energy Agency

A rapid rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic is set to push electricity generation from carbon-intensive coal to record levels worldwide in 2021, driven mostly by China, India and a steep rise in global...

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