Six belt and road countries want renewables over coal: study

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People living in six belt and road countries favour investment in renewable energy over the construction of coal-fired power plants, according to a study released by climate change group E3G.

The survey, which analysed responses from citizens in Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Turkey, and Vietnam, found that the majority selected renewables as the type of energy their respective countries should invest in to best support long-term development. Preference ranged from 61% in Pakistan to 89% in Vietnam….

An excerpt from Asian Power