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Coal power doomed by renewable energy

Coal power doomed by renewable energy

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The EIA says renewable energy is on pace to become the fastest-growing source of electricity over the next two years.

In 2018, wind or solar sources could have provided the same amount of electricity at a lower cost than coal. Keeping a majority of U.S. coal plants open would cost more than replacing them with new wind and solar power alternatives.

One analysis found that by 2025, 86% of coal plants could be a risk of cheaper replacement by renewables. The renewable resources and better both for human health and the environment.


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