EIA: Coal’s share of U.S. electricity generation through July 2020 down to 17.9%

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U.S. generation inched [up] 0.2% year over year in July, driven by growth in gas-fired and renewable generation but offset by decreases in coal-fired and nuclear generation.

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest “Electric Power Monthly” released Sep. 24, utility-scale generation net of hydroelectric pumped storage increased to 413.3 million MWh from 412.2 million MWh in July 2019.

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