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Report: China could double its use of renewable energy by 2030

7:55 AM MST | November 25, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft

A report prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates), in association with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC; Beijing), says that China could increase the share of renewable energy in its overall energy...


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