Can China's coal capital transform itself into a solar mecca?

China consumes half the world's coal, and Shanxi Province is China's leading producer. It's also piloting the country's "energy revolution."

A coal-fired power station belches smoke in Datong in Shanxi province. Shanxi, China's leading producer of coal, is also supposed to be modeling the country's transition to green energy.
Photograph by Noel Celis, AFP/Getty

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