Japanese government planning to build 45 new coal fired power stations to diversify supply

Audio: Japan plans 45 new high-energy, low-emissions HELE coal fired power plants. (ABC News) The power plants will utilise high energy, low emissions (HELE) technology that use high-quality black coal. Japan is the largest overseas market for Australian ... ( read original story ...)

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