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Urumqi to replace coal-fired heating with gas and electricity

Urumqi, the capital of western China’s Xinjiang region, will switch to gas and electricity for heating
By Staff reporter 8 January 2018 0 28991

Urumqi, the capital of western China’s Xinjiang region, will switch to gas and electricity for heating, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

More than 19,000 coal-fired heating facilities in the city’s suburbs will be replaced with clean energy heating by the end of this year.