Annual U.S. coal-fired electricity generation will increase for the first time since 2014

Annual U.S. coal-fired electricity generation will increase for the first time since 2014
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18.10.2021

We expect 22% more U.S. coal-fired generation in 2021 than in 2020, according to our latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). The U.S. electric power sector has been generating more electricity from coal-fired power plants this year as a result of significantly higher natural gas prices and relatively stable coal prices. This year, 2021, will yield the first year-over-year increase in coal generation in the United States since 2014.

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