NEW REPORT: Keeping the Lights on 24/7 -- The Value of Coal and the Nation's Coal Fleet
Coal and the nation’s fleet of coal-fueled power plants have been the backbone of the U.S. electricity grid for decades. However, this grid that produces and delivers electricity is undergoing profound changes. The retirement of baseload sources of electricity and an increasing reliance on natural gas and renewable energy sources (mostly wind and solar) affect—and can even impair—the reliability and resilience of the grid and, therefore, create a long list of challenges. Despite these challenges, the coal fleet and coal continue to be a critical part of the U.S. power grid. To preserve this value, steps must be taken to prevent the premature retirement of more coal-fueled electricity generating capacity, as well as establishing policies that lead to the deployment of more efficient and lower emitting coal-fueled electricity sources. Read more here
Is the energy reset finally here?
Just imagine the outcry if there was an energy price spike during this unprecedented economic crisis. What if the price at the pump jumped to $5 per gallon or electricity prices suddenly jumped by 50%? With the nation already reeling and tens-of-millions of families barely staying afloat, spiking energy prices would likely be the straw that breaks the camel’s back.
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You've heard the fiction, now learn the facts.
There is a lot of misinformation about coal and the industry out there, and unfortunately many are working to suppress the facts. Visit TheCoalTruth.com and learn the coal truth -- and become an educated advocate for our nation's most abundant, affordable and reliable energy source. Read more here