2 Articles
1 / 1
34Despite coal's dominance, renewables making gains in US

For electric vehicle drivers concerned about "dirty coal" taking away the environmental benefits of electrified transportation, we've found some good news. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has just released its annual report on sources of new energy capacity for domestic electric power plants. Renewable energy accounted for 37.16 percent of new power plant capacity. Natural gas dominated new capacity at 52 percent last year, while old king coal dropped down to just around 11 perce

AddThe truth about coal and coal

James over at the Alternative Energy Blog likes to get deep into a facet of the alternative energy world in his posts. In July, he criticized E85. Now he's giving the once over to coal and how it plays a role in providing over half the electricity American's use each year. James peppers his article with details, and I won't do him the dishonor of repeating them all here (he did the work, he deserves the credit, so head on over if you're interested in coal), but I will point out a few of the most

1 / 1