The Anonymous Widower

After Coronavirus, What’s Next? China: More Coal, US: More Oil, EU: More Renewables

The title of this post, is the same as that of this article on CleanTechnica.

The title says it all, but read the article to get the detail.

June 2, 2020 - Posted by | Health, World | , , , , , , , , , ,

3 Comments »

  1. Coal plants continue to be shutdown despite Trump. The main problem is too much of the supply is getting replaced by natural gas. The US should be a wind/solar powerhouse given it is further south and sunnier than Europe with plenty of open space for turbines but we will have to wait for a new President for that to happen. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-coal-decline-graphic/u-s-coal-fired-power-plants-closing-fast-despite-trumps-pledge-of-support-for-industry-idUSKBN1ZC15A

    Comment by William McIntyre | June 4, 2020 | Reply

  2. Trumkopf hasn’t kept his promise to the coal miners.

    The US has also given pumped-storage a new lease of life.

    https://anonw.com/2020/04/01/the-new-generation-of-pumped-storage-systems/

    Comment by AnonW | June 4, 2020 | Reply

    • Not surprising Trump is a liar. The real issue is that natural gas is so low that it is impossible for coal to compete, regardless of environmental rules. An energy analyst has told me gas needs to be above 3.25 per million btu’s for coal to make sense. Right now it is 1.82

      Comment by William McIntyre | June 4, 2020 | Reply


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