U.S. cost of coal for electricity generation 2005-2018

The statistic shows the average cost of coal for electricity generation in the United States between 2005 and 2018. In 2018, the average cost of coal for electricity generation was 39.25 US dollars per ton.

Average cost of coal for the electric power industry in the U.S. from 2005 to 2018

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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2005 to 2018

Supplementary notes

According to the source, coal data include anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, waste coal, and synthetic coal. Prior to 2011, synthesis gas was not included.
This statistic was assembled using several editions of the report.

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