Rhodium Group estimates US GHG fell 2.1% in 2019, driven by coal decline
Green Car Congress
JANUARY 8, 2020
This decline was due almost entirely to a drop in coal consumption. Coal-fired power generation fell by a record 18% year-on-year to its lowest level since 1975. Coal-driven decline. It also marks the end of a decade in which total US coal generation was cut in half.