1- There are more electricity generated in the U.S. with coal more than with fuel.
2- There are nearly 600 coal-fueled power plants in the U.S.
3- 94% of the coal consumed in the U.S. is used to generate electricity.
4- Coal is used to generate electricity in 48 states.
5- Electricity generated with coal is significantly less expensive than electricity generated with natural gas.
6- States that use more coal to generate electricity have lower electricity rate.
7- Coal is mined in 25 U.S. state and is responsible for over 550,000 U.S. jobs.
8- Emissions of major pollutants from coal-fueled power plants have been reduced by over 80% per unit of
9- The U.S has more coal reserves than any other country in the world.
10- The energy in America's recoverable coal reserves is roughly equal to to that of world's known oil reserves.
So,after reading all of the above interesting facts, why can't we relay on coal instead of natural gas.
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By : Malik Falatah