Average of US coal electricity plant is 39 years

MOST coal-fired capacity (88%) in the US was built between 1950 and 1990, and the capacity-weighted average age of operating coal facilities is 39 years, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

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Average of US coal electricity plant is 39 years Average of US coal electricity plant is 39 years Average of US coal electricity plant is 39 years Average of US coal electricity plant is 39 years Average of US coal electricity plant is 39 years

Coal-fired electricity generators accounted for 25% of operating electricity generating capacity in the US and generated about 30% of US electricity in 2016, a report by the EIA states.

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