Do you think the future is dim for coal-fired power plants in America?
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Already there is too much pressure that EPA should impose, on coal power plants, a limit of at least 1,000 pounds per megawatt-hour on carbon pollution within the next few years. The future here should be the next ten to twenty years.
Sadly, the costs of power will be the key driver in this process. If power from renewable sources (for example) is much more expensive than coal fired production it will be exceedingly difficult to push these costs onto homes and business