US coal plant contribution to electric grid plummets to smallest in history: report

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In the first quarter of 2023, coal-fired power plants contributed the least amount of power to the U.S. electricity market in history, a new report has found.

Coal made up less than 17 percent of the power market in the first three months of this year — down a quarter from last year’s 22 percent, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

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