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US Wind & Solar Cost Less Than 74% Of Existing Coal Fleet

March 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

America has officially entered the "coal cost crossover," according to a new report by environmental firm Energy Innovation, which finds that local wind and solar could replace approximately 74% of the United States' current fleet of coal-fired power plants at an immediate cost savings to consumers --- a figure which is expected to grow to 86% by 2025. 

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