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- Created on Friday, 24 February 2012 21:12
China added more than 95 million metric tons (mt) in coal output capacities in 2011 with total output in the country’s 14 major collieries reaching 3.2 billion mt, according to Liu Tienan, deputy director of National Development and Reform Commission and director of National Energy Administration.
Speaking to China Knowledge, Liu also noted China added 90 gigawatts (GW) in installed power capacity last year, bringing the country total capacity to 1,050 GW. In 2012, China will add 200 million mt in coal output capacity and 70 GW in installed power capacity.