China to Cap Energy Use at 4 Billion Tons of Coal by 2015, Xinhua Reports
China will cap total energy consumption at the equivalent of four billion tons of coal by 2015, Xinhua News Agency reported today, citing Zhang Guobao, former head of the National Energy Administration.
Energy use will rise by an average 4.24 percent annually over the five-year period from 2011 to 2015, Zhang said, according to Xinhua.
China aims for non-fossil fuel to rise to 11.4 percent of overall primary energy use by 2015, Xinhua said.
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