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US Coal On Track For Record Capacity Decline, Closing 15.4 Gigawatts


The closure of coal-fired power plants across the United States is currently on track to set a new record this year, with at least 22 plants in 14 states worth 15.4 gigawatts (GW) going dark, according to a new report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis...

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Sid Abma on December 3, 2018

I think America could better serve itself by selling as much natural gas as we can to those countries that need it and are willing to pay a premium for it. We have lots of natural gas.

I also think that America should be using coal to produce our electricity. With our Sidel Carbon Capture Utilization System coal fired power plants can be operating and putting into the atmosphere less CO2 than a natural gas power plant.

America will be able to keep all these people working in agriculture, the coal mines and rail lines delivering the coal, as well as drilling for natural gas and putting in pipelines to the LNG ports and also using more LNG as a transportation fuel.

This is what I envision comming from President Trump to Making America The Best It Can Be! Everybody working. Everybody having very affordable energy.

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