Reuters reports on a new study from the EIA.
>>>New Study: Emissions in the United States spiked in 2021<<<
- A new report for the Energy Information Administration (EIA) states that coal will account for 85% of total U.S. power capacity that will be retired in 2022.
- A recent study found that U.S. emissions increased by 6.2% in 2021 primarily due to increased coal usage driven by high natural gas costs.
- As more coal retires it is expected that renewables and natural gas will take its place.
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