‘Coal plants keep closing on Trump’s watch’… And why it doesn’t matter to the Resurgence of the American Coal Industry!

Guest post by David Middleton Over the past 10 months or so, articles like this have been a “dime-a-dozen”… ENERGY TRANSITIONS Coal plants keep closing on Trump’s watch Benjamin Storrow, E&E News reporter Climatewire: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 […] In the next four years, utilities have plans to close 40 coal units, federal figures show.…

Coal is #1… again.

Guest post by David Middleton Politics and Energy Coal Is Number One STEPHEN MOORE July 28, 2017, 12:05 am Before Donald Trump came along, it was left for dead. Quick: what was the number one source of electricity production in the U.S. during the first half of 2017? If you answered renewable energy, you are…

The Resurgence of the American Coal Industry. Part Trois: Going Dutch!

Guest post by David Middleton If President Obama was the “war on coal,” President Trump might just be the post-war “Marshall Plan”… U.S. Coal Finds Footing In European Markets By Oil & Gas 360 – Jul 22, 2017 A report by the EIA indicated that coal exports—for both steam coal, used for power generation, and metallurgical coal,…