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Coal to Lead U.S. Energy Mix Even as Many Older Plants Convert to Natural Gas

July 18th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

According to a recent Black & Veatch survey of electric utilities, coal will remain part of the overall electric energy for some time to come, even though a number of older coal burning plants can expect to be retired. As coal-burning plants are made more efficient or converted to natural gas, significant increases in utility pricing should be expected over the coming years



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