BEIJING Dec 17 China's major coal producing
region expects to cut output by more than half to 60 million
tonnes by 2030, down from 144 million tonnes in 2015, the
official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday
Coastal Shandong province is also China's largest coal
consumer among all regions, with the dirty fuel accounting for
80 percent of overall energy consumption, Xinhua said.
Shandong aims to reduce coal consumption by 50 million
tonnes by 2030, Xinhua said.
(Reporting by Meng Meng and Josephine Mason; Editing by Paul