EPA to Set New Carbon Emission Targets
The Environmental Protection Agency will reportedly propose new CO2 emission targets for U.S. power plants on June 2, 2014. Our chart shows carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants in the U.S. from 1990 to 2012 and includes the targets that the EPA will reportedly set.
- Cost of coal and natural gas for electric generation from 1980 to 2013 (in U.S. dollars per million British thermal units)*
Natural gas vis-a-vis coal prices 1980-2013
- Number of U.S. power plants in 2010, by energy source within plant
U.S. electricity: number power plants by energy source 2010
- U.S. states where coal is the main energy source (as of November 2011)
Coal energy consumption - leading U.S. states
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