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  • US power sector carbon emissions jump as gas boom outpaces

    Jan 08, 2019Power sector emissions rose an estimated 1.9% as higher electricity demand and increased natural gas-fired generation outpaced a decline in coal power

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  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Natural Gas

    The many uses of natural gas have made it an equal alternative to oil and coal. It is becoming more and more popular due to the fact that it is used in many ways, mostly in the industrial, commercial, residential, electric power generation, and transportation sectors. The advantages in using natural gas include the following: it is economical, cleaner than other fossil fuels, abundant, easily

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  • Natural Gas Really Is Better Than Coal

    Burning natural gas, for instance, produces nearly half as much carbon dioxide per unit of energy compared with coal. Natural gas is thus considered by many to be a "bridge fuel" that can help

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  • Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Less than 1 percent of greenhouse gas emissions from the sector come from sulfur hexafluoride (SF 6), an insulating chemical used in electricity transmission and distribution equipment. Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Electricity Sector by Fuel Source. Coal combustion is more carbon intensive than burning natural gas or petroleum for electricity.

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  • 2019 Power and Utilities Industry Outlook

    2019 Power and Utilities Industry Outlook displacement of coal-fired generation, steady growth in natural gas, and rapid growth in wind and solar generation. The drivers for this trend are a powerful combination of economics, customer preference, and an increasingly central role for carbon footprint reduction along the electricity value

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  • Will the U.S. Ever Build Another Big Coal Plant

    Aug 21, 2017While coal still accounts for roughly a third of U.S. power generation, the industry is slowly contracting as plants retire and utilities replace them with natural gas and renewables.

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  • Gas vs Coal

    Mar 10, 2010Gas vs Coal. Natural Gas vs Coal: Undoubtedly, high efficiency natural gas-fired power stations can produce up to 70% lower greenhouse gas emissions than existing brown coal-fired generators, and less than half the greenhouse gas emissions of the latest technology black coal-fired power

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  • Coal Industry 2019

    Reportlinker offers immediate download access to top market reports on the Coal Industry. View Global Coal Industry 2019‑2023 Natural Gas Electric Power Thermal Coal Refined Products Coking Coal Fuels Electric Power Generation

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  • Why natural gas is the future

    Mar 15, 2017While coal and gas both emit global-warming gas surpassed coal as the top electrical power source last The EIA reports that the industry will expand gas capacity by 8

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  • The coal truth: how a major energy source lost its power

    Jul 19, 2017Energy industry The coal truth: how a major energy source lost its power in Britain "The most likely scenario is we'll get to the point of 2025 and we realise we haven't built the gas

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  • Trump, Backing Coal and Nuclear, Shuns Natural Gas

    Jun 07, 2018President Donald Trump catapulted to office with the support of the natural gas industry and pledged to introduce an era of U.S. energy dominance led by gas and coal

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  • Oil, gas, electricity, coal, nuclear

    The Economist Intelligence Unit's oil, gas, electricity, coal, nuclear, renewables and alternative energy service offers in-depth analysis and forecasts

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  • It's the same story under Trump as under Obama: Coal is

    Jul 16, 2019By 2019, a federal energy report forecasts, natural gas will provide 34 percent of U.S. electricity and coal 28 percent — making gas the top fuel for electricity generation, a role held by coal

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  • Solar Energy vs Coal: A Comprehensive Comparison

    Nov 23, 2016Solar Energy vs Coal: A Comprehensive Comparison How does solar energy stack up vs coal for electricity generation? In 2015, the United States used about 3,724,500 million kWh of electricity.. Most of us don't have enough context to realize how big this number actually is, so here are some facts: First off, the US is the 2 nd biggest user of electricity in the world (just behind Canada).

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  • New Energy Outlook 2019

    Added new scenarios on 2 degrees, electrified heat and road transport, and updated our coal phase-out scenario. Added new sections on coal and gas power technology, the future grid, energy access, policy and the LCOE of phase II decarbonization technology such as CCS, biogas, hydrogen fuel cells, nuclear and solar thermal.

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  • Natural gas killed coal

    Jan 29, 2018Natural gas killed coal – now renewables and batteries are taking over To avoid dangerous climate change, we can't rely on natural gas replacing coal Dana Nuccitelli

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  • Attacks on wind and solar power by the coal and gas industries

    Wind and solar power projects are under attack by coal and gas companies that fear competition from the booming renewable energy industry. Below are examples from the past year of the fossil fuel industry's war on renewable energy projects.

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  • Energy Stocks And Industry News: Oil, Gas, Solar, Coal

    Track the latest news, trends and analysis on oil stocks and energy industry news.

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  • POWER Magazine :: Power generation news and jobs in coal

    The power industry's trusted source for generation technology, OM, and legal regulatory news for coal, gas, nuclear, hydro, wind solar power plants; power jobs

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  • Our Energy Choices: Coal and Other Fossil Fuels

    Fossil fuels—coal, natural gas, and oil—have powered America for more than a century, but their production and use have significant health and environmental impacts, including air and water pollution, environmental degradation, and global warming. Learn more about the technology and costs of

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  • Interesting energy facts: Coal energy facts

    Mar 21, 2008Coal's share in the total world electricity production is about 40 %. Coal reserves by country (click on picture to enlarge). Coal deposits could be enough to satisfy current world energy needs for the next 300 years. Coal is getting more attention because of the increased prices of oil and natural gas.

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  • Oil, gas, electricity, coal, nuclear

    The Economist Intelligence Unit's oil, gas, electricity, coal, nuclear, renewables and alternative energy service offers in-depth analysis and forecasts

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  • The energy industry outlook, from 2017 to 2018

    Jan 17, 2018Despite President Trump's pledge to restore US coal industry and the US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris agreement, production looks certain to continue to fall thanks to cheap and plentiful shale gas. Featured projects. Thailand-based TTCL is set to build a $2.8bn coal-fired power plant in Myanmar in south-east Asia. Construction work on the

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  • Trump says 'the coal industry is back.' The data say

    Aug 23, 2018Government data show the coal mining industry added about 2,000 jobs under President Donald Trump, but the change is so small that economists aren't

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  • The energy industry outlook, from 2017 to 2018

    Jan 17, 2018Despite President Trump's pledge to restore US coal industry and the US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris agreement, production looks certain to continue to fall thanks to cheap and plentiful shale gas. Featured projects. Thailand-based TTCL is set to build a $2.8bn coal-fired power plant in Myanmar in south-east Asia. Construction work on the

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  • 10 reasons why coal is a good energy source:

    Coal also provides a stable source of energy (no Arab oil embargoes, no sudden scarcity like you experience with natural gas) and there is a very plentiful supply both in the U.S. and in other foreign countries. Coal is nothing more than ancient wood which has been under pressure for millions of years.

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