Researching coal in the United States
Resources for researching the mining and burning of coal in the United States include the following.
Data sources on existing coal plants
- Electric Power Annual - U.S. Energy Information Administration: The EIA's annual reports on the electric power sector provide 12 years of summary statistics on capacity, generation, fuel consumption, fuel cost, loads, electricity prices, plant capacity factors, heat rates, sales, revenues, and other characteristics of the U.S. coal fleet.
- All Reports & Publications - U.S. Energy Information Administration: This EIA page allows users to search for reports on energy by fuel type and by topic.
- Electricity Data Files - U.S. Energy Information Administration: This page provides links to statistics for individual generating units.