Tuesday, 18 April 2017 06:01

Markets, not regulation, have cut coal-burn in the US

Levelized cost of electricity in the U.S. Levelized cost of electricity in the U.S.

Falling natural gas and renewable energy prices have altered the fuel mix for power generation over the past ten years. The shift away from coal due to cheaper competing energy sources, not from regulation, yields economic benefits, argues Philip Rossetti, analyst at the American Action Forum.

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