November 20 -- Coal is the biggest source of electricity worldwide. But not for much longer. In a comprehensive report on the future of energy, the International Energy Agency, a policy and research group, said that renewables now sit in second place in the global electricity production mix. By the 2030s, they will become the biggest source.
Falling coal demand from China and a glut of American supply hitting the market pushed prices down in recent years. Even so, coal use is being restrained by policy decisions—like the EU closing coal plants to meet its emissions objectives. >>View Article