March 28, ’18 – Electricity production around the world is still abundantly driven by coal, reaching 40% in the generation mix, with Southeast Asia as a locomotive. This is the first interesting data that emerged from an analysis presented on Thursday in Rome during an Assocarboni conference.
This is due to various factors. First of all, from a side effect of climate policies that, by focusing on other sources, have made coal a cheap resource useful both to emerging economies that want to push on the accelerator of industrial development, and to the markets that are Coming out of the crisis, like Europe, and therefore need some drivers to make the economic recovery run.
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