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One cold and smoggy night, I decided to ride over the to biggest power plant I could find to see how Beijing stays warm and also what's causing the horrible smog. This is what I found...


This is the biggest coal power plant (845-megawatt) in Beijing, it provides electric power and steam for houshold heating. There is a carbon capture system on this plant, but it still lets 99.9% of the co2 escape into the atmosphere. Also dust and large particles are caught before entering the air, but nonetheless I'm not convinced whatsoever.


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Huaneng International Electric Power Development Company Beijing Branch

Pentax 6x7


Kodak Ektar 100



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Uploaded on February 5, 2012