TITLE

COAL GENERATION DIPPED NEARLY 12% IN 2012 AS GAS, WIND, SOLAR GAINED

AUTHOR(S)
QURESHI, RIZWAN
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Coal Age;Jan2014, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents analysis from the energy company SNL Energy of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Energy Information Administration annual data on net generation and fuel burn in 2014. The data show that net generation from solar and wind has increased, while natural gas has been consuming into the market share of coal. It reveals that generation from solar plants in 2012 more than doubled year-over-year to around 4.2 million megawatt-hour (MWh).
ACCESSION #
94422463

 

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