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Wind, Natural Gas, Solar Provide More U.S. Power, Replacing Coal

By Stephen Edelstein 766 views Apr 28, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Wind farm, by Flickr user Patrick Finnegan (Used under CC License) Enlarge Photo One of the advantages of electric cars is that they get cleaner as the emissions associated with generating the electricity to power them decrease. And the good news for electric-car drivers is that the grids that supply their electricity have been getting cleaner--and will likely continue to do so this year and into the future. Coal's share of the electricity-generating load is gradually being eroded by cleaner alternatives. MORE: In Just One Year, Electric Cars Have Gotten Cleaner: How'd They Do That? (Dec 2014) Natural gas is already cheaper than coal and quite abundant, while technological advances and public pressure to cut emissions are allowing wind and solar generation to increase market share. ...

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