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Dubai Says Planned Coal-fired Power Plant to Instead Use Gas

The coal-powered Hassyan power plant  under construction in Dubai on Oct. 14, 2020.AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili

The coal-powered Hassyan power plant  under construction in Dubai on Oct. 14, 2020.AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili

Photographer: AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A planned $3.4 billion coal-fired power plant in Dubai instead will be converted to use natural gas, the sheikhdom announced, amid the United Arab Emirates' wider pledge to have net-zero carbon emissions by

2050.