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Posted June 26, 2017Today in Energy

Future coal production depends on resources and technology, not just policy choices ›

EIA projects that trends in coal production in the United States could range from flat to continuing declines through 2040. Electric power generation accounts for more than 92% of U.S. coal demand, and domestic coal production has declined significantly over the past decade as coal has been displaced by natural gas and renewables in electric generation. More

Source: EIA, Annual Energy Outlook 2017


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6/26/2017: $2.288/gal

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6/26/2017: $2.465/gal

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6/23/2017: $43.01/barrels

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6/23/2017: $2.929/MMBtu

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6/17/2017: 15.794 million tons

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