Coal deliveries to US power plants rose to a seven-month high of 40.53 million st in August, up 8.3% from the previous month, but 20.6% lower than the year-ago month, data from the US Energy Information Administration data showed Oct. 30. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The shipments in August were the lowest in over 13 years for the corresponding month and was also down 33.5% from the five-year average. Subbituminous coal deliveries were at 22.46 million st in August, up from 20.42 million st in July and 28.64 million st in the year-ago month. Bituminous coal deliveries to US power plants also rose to 13.59 million st, up from 12.56 million st in the previous month, but down from 17.73 million st a year earlier. Subbituminous […]