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Midwest Energy News: AEE and AWEA report shows that market forces are behind the decline of coal power, not advanced energy

Posted by Kathiann M. Kowalski | Midwest Energy News on Jun 20, 2017

Midwest Energy News cites AEE and AWEA funded study that shows coal power is declining due to market forces, specifically dropping prices in shale gas development. From the story:

Meanwhile, a June 20 report from the Analysis Group concludes that market forces — especially lower prices from shale gas development — are behind the general decline of coal-fired power plants’ competitiveness. The American Wind Energy Association and the Advanced Energy Economy Institute funded the report.

Read the full story here.  Read the Analysis Group report here.

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