Coal Cost Crossover 3.0: Local Renewables Plus Storage Create New Opportunities For Customer Savings And Community Reinvestment

New analysis finds 99 percent of existing U.S. coal plants are more expensive to run than replacement by local wind, solar, and energy storage resources. Transitioning to clean energy resources would save enough to finance nearly 150 gigawatts of four-hour battery storage, and would generate $589 billion in new investment across the U.S.