“Shutting Down Almost Every Coal Plant and Swapping For Renewables Would Save Money, Report Finds”

“Coal is dying in the U.S. Perhaps you’ve heard the reports. But even those reports don’t seem to capture how much of a dead man walking the dirtiest fossil fuel is. An analysis released Monday from Energy Innovation, a energy policy shop focused on developing policies for a clean energy transition, finds that right now, its cheaper to tear down three-quarters of American coal plants and replace them with renewables than to let them continue operating. That number will only continue to rise into the future as renewables continue on their way to becoming among the cheapest sources of energy.”

https://earther.gizmodo.com/shutting-down-almost-every-coal-plant-and-swapping-for-1833540557

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