Coal is still king for electrical generation – for now

Eric Garland DataLab

From energy newsletter TerraJoule, coal is still the number one source for the generation of electricity – but perhaps not for long.

As editor Gregor MacDonald points out in the most recent issue, Coal Dread, it’s solar and wind that have a future of growth ahead, while many coal extraction companies are in financial turmoil.

We live in a period of major energy shift.