Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

More coal dependent for coal-powered electricity than Pennsylvania


relative coal dependency 2011
The chart at the right ranks the 48 coal consumer states by their dependency for coal-generated power. Wisconsin is ranked 14th on the list, ahead of Illinois and Pennsylvania. (Data from the UN Energy Information Administration. Latest figures available are from 2011.)

By the way, you thought Hurricane Katrina decimated Louisiana? Picture what the new coal regulations are going to do to West Virginia and Kentucky.

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