U.S. coal power generation forecast 2019-2050

This statistic illustrates U.S. coal power generation for 2019 and gives outlook figures through to 2050. In the United States, coal power generation is estimated to reach approximately 700 billion kilowatt hours by 2050.

Projected coal power generation in the U.S. from 2019 to 2050 (in billion kilowatt hours)*

Electricity generation in billion kilowatt hours
2050700
2045695
2040707
2035731
2030746
2025709
2020875
2019959
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

* EIA reference case projection - a business-as-usual trend estimate, given known technology and technological and demographic trends.

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