China airs cutting coal capacity by 33 percent Several coal-fired power plants should be decommissioned, suggests China, which aims to rescue the economies of five utilities. Implementing the measure would slash coal consumption by up to one third in 2021. Photo: Jason Lee/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix BY VIKTOR BRANDT KÆRGAARD Published: 03.12.19 at 13:13 Share by email Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Log in to read our articles Welcome to EnergyWatch. A part of our content is exclusive and reserved for our users. Log in Try us for 14 days Try a trial subscription for access to our quality journalism Create your personal login here Print Print Increase text size Increase text size Decrease text size Decrease text size Related articles Europe set to overhaul its entire economy in green deal push Russia and China launch historic gas pipeline Danish state fund drops black energy investments US formally yanks itself out of Paris Accord Chinese production halt ahead of anniversary: "Known standard practice"