25 Sep '14, 5am

China Turns to Geothermal Energy To Tackle Carbon Emissions

To combat its carbon critics while also supporting its rapid growth and development, China decided to kill two birds with one stone and focus its energy on developing renewables — fast. In the first half of this year alone, China installed more than 3 GW of solar capacity , ramped up its offshore wind development , and invested billions in electric vehicle adoption . But despite this progress, China still has a long way to go, so in July it announced that it would open the door to a technology that has been mostly shut out of the country for more than a decade: geothermal. Replacing Baseload with Baseload China’s booming population and energy demand call for cheap, stable electricity, which is why it accounts for nearly 50 percent of global coal use. As it develops intermittent wind and solar projects in order to reduce its emissions and control air pollution, it still has...

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