Beijing set to hit coal-to-gas switching targets9 May 2017
Beijing is on course to meet ambitious goals for coal-to-gas (CTG) switching, as the capital of China and other key polluted regions enter the final year of a five-year action plan to improve air quality.
Beijing’s municipal government has set a coal consumption cap of 7 mt for 2017 – down from 13 mt in 2012 – after the city met its original target of 10 mt by 2017 a year early. The objective was first listed in the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Action Plan for 2013-2017, released by the State Council in September 2013.
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