Coal Bankruptcies in US Pile Up as Utility Companies Embrace Gas + Renewables





More than half a dozen large U.S. coal companies have filed for bankruptcy in the past year, a signal that the one-time king of American energy is fading as it faces competition from cheap natural gas and renewable-energy sources while reckoning with the retirement of coal-fired power plants.


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