- Jan 24, 2022 10:35 am GMT
In 2022, utilities are scheduled to lose 14.9 gigawatts (GW) of electric generation as plants are put out to pasture across the US, according to the US Energy Information Administration. The bulk of the shutdowns are coal-fired power plants (85%), followed by natural gas (8%) and nuclear (5%).Renewables, such as wind and solar, are expected to pick up much of the slack.
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