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Yes, coal is still used today to produce a large percentage of the electricity in the United States and elsewhere.


Yes they still exist because if you come to Zimbabwe it is the major source of electricity at Hwange coal fields


Since coal is used for electricity you can save coal for electricity


the coal fuels or powers the electricity


Our primary source is still coal, and that is not renewable


You cannot get electricity from coal. Electricity and coal are two very different types of material.


For electricity it is still coal, at about 50 percent. For transport it is oil.


For electricity it is still coal, for transport it is oil


yes coal is a good producer of electricity.


Coal is abundant and easy to convert into electricity.


No, coal produces electricity, so electricity is instead of coal


The only advantage of producing electricity from coal is that it will cost cheaper.


coal is something that makes electricity.


Coal is used to generate electricity.


1 tonne of coal generates 2,460 Kilowatt hours of electricity.


The percentage that of electricity that is made from coal in Canada is 19%


The world will not run out of electricity, but there may be shortages in cities with large populations. Lightning is raw electricity and there are many ways to get electricity from nature like windmills or dams. Thats not likely, though it may become more difficult to generate in the future. I should mention that even though our oil reserves are beginning to run out, there are still PLENTY of coal deposits (this is primarily where our electricity comes from) left, though mining coal is much harder than drilling for oil. In addition, there are many, many different ways of generating electricity.


We use coal to make electricity and fire.


Yes, coal is very much still in use. Many power plants burn cola to produce electricity, particularly in under developed countries with growing economies. China is one of the largest users right now.


To make electricity, the most common way is to burn something that heats water that creates steam that runs a fan/turbine. Coal fired electricity is when the thing that is burnt is coal.


As of 2011, about 42 percent of electricity in the US was derived from coal. There is a push in the 21st century to use other methods of electricity since coal is harmful to the environment.


Coal is the largest source of energy for the generation of electricity contains mainly carbon, the conversion of dead vegetation into coal is called carbonization.


Electricity from coal is the electric power made from the energy stored in coal. Carbon, made from ancient plant material, gives coal most of its energy. This energy is released when coal is burned.


In terms of electricity, it is still coal. Overall probably oil.