Coal Has Regained A Big Lead As America’s Top Source Of Electricity

Back in 2011 and 2012, natural gas was rapidly rising as a source of electricity in the U.S., displacing coal. In April 2012, the two sources were tied, each supply 32% of the America’s energy.

But environmentalists will be disappointed to hear that coal is now back to providing 40% of the nation’s electricity output, more than all other power sources.

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