More than 52 GW—16%—of the existing U.S. coal-fired generation fleet will be retired by 2020

More than 52 GW—16%—of the existing U.S. coal-fired generation fleet will be retired rather than face the cost of compliance with pending air quality regulations between 2015 and 2020, engineering and consulting firm Black & Veatch predicted in its end-of-year Energy Market Forecast. Coal-fired power plants will provide just 25% of the nation’s power in […]