And the U.S. Has an Abundance of It
Here's another bit of energy upside, and it's something for the shale gas producers to cheer about. The EIA released its 2015 power generation fuel data and natural gas was behind coal again—but just barely. At a horse race, 2015's coal vs. natural gas race would be deemed a photo finish. But in 2016, natural gas is probably going to overtake coal permanently as the USA’s most popular power generation fuel.

Energy Upside: Coal vs. Natural Gas for Power - Chart by EnerCom

In 2015, coal was used to gener...

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