TAIYUAN: At Chindata Group's big-data industrial park in Lingqiu County of Datong City, hundreds of thousands of servers are running round-the-clock to support high-tech enterprises nationwide in such fields as AI, autonomous driving and quantum communication.

The development of the digital economy is advancing in Datong, known as China's "coal capital." The coal-producing heartland in north China's Shanxi Province boasts one-eighth of the country's coal reserves.

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