More U.S. coal plants are set to retire due to green rules and weaker-than-expected electric...

|By:, SA News Editor
More U.S. coal plants are set to retire due to green rules and weaker-than-expected electric demand, costing the industry up to $144B, according to a Brattle Group study which forecasts 59K-77K MW of coal plant capacity likely will retire over the next five years. There's now ~317K MW of coal-fired capacity in the U.S.