US power generation from coal totaled a six-month high 87.85 TWh in February, up 7.4% from January and 56.6% higher than the year-ago month, Energy Information Administration data showed April 27. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now It was the eighth increase in the last 10 months for coal generation. The latest month was also up 10.5% from the five-year average for the corresponding month and was the highest total for the corresponding month since 92.71 TWh in February 2016, according to EIA data released April 27. Total US power generation during February was at 327.02 TWh, down 6.8% from the prior month but 2.8% higher than the year-ago month. Coal made up a 25-month high 26.9% of the power generation in February, while natural […]