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I'm pretty sure that power generation wasn't 95% coal even in 1995. I do know that Canada has been primarily hydroelectric since the 1970s, but I don't think that even the Americans know what they're doing down there. :laughing:
Believe it or not, as AG said, it really is. It recently started buying power from renewable sources to sell but, yeah, still 95% coal. Talk about a throwback!

It is a tiny plant though, and 2022 is its farewell year. In fact, something like 90% of coal plants in Michigan are being closed.

 

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Nuclear powered plants ftw
You know if we keep agreeing on things occasionally people are going to start thinking we are.........FRIENDS!

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Believe it or not, as AG said, it really is. It recently started buying power from renewable sources to sell but, yeah, still 95% coal. Talk about a throwback!

It is a tiny plant though, and 2022 is its farewell year. In fact, something like 90% of coal plants in Michigan are being closed.

Wow, that just blows my mind. The last coal plant that I remember up here in Canada was called Lakeview and it was just HUGE. We called it "The Four Sisters" because it had four smokestacks that were each 146m (479') tall. It was decommissioned in 2005 as one of, if not the, last coal plant in Ontario. When it was originally built in 1962, it was the largest coal plant in Canada. Of course, I was a kid when it was in operation so I never really thought of the pollution that it created.

Now that I think of it, they should have left the stacks standing because they were a maritime landmark for ships on Lake Ontario. They were so tall that they were visible from the USA.
 
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