Coal: Power suppliers are turning back the clock to use coal-fired plants as their main source of electricity. Latest figures from the National Grid show that coal accounted for 42.5 percent of all power generation, overtaking natural gas production.
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The North American Electric Reliability Corporation says in a recent report that adding electricity from the wind and sun could increase the frequency of blackouts and reduce the reliability of the nation’s electrical grid. The overhauled electric system that has emerged in the last two decades already has inadequate transmission capacity.