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2019-01-24. How Does Your State Make Electricity?

posted Jan 28, 2019, 11:09 PM by Alan Gould
By Nadja Popovich, The New York Times. [https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/12/24/climate/how-electricity-generation-changed-in-your-state.html] For GSS Energy Use chapter 4. Excerpt: America isn’t making electricity the way it did two decades ago: Natural gas has edged out coal as the country’s leading generation source ...and renewables like wind and solar have made small yet speedy gains. But, each state has its own story. ...Overall, fossil fuels still dominate electricity generation in the United States. But the shift from coal to natural gas has helped to lower carbon dioxide emissions and other pollution. Last year, coal was the main source of electricity generation for 18 states, down from 32 states in 2001....  [has diagrams of energy mix for each state]