America has officially entered coal cost crossover. Three out of four existing coal plants now cost more to operate than to replace with wind and solar.
Welcome to the next phase of the energy transition. Question is no longer “is it cheaper?” Question now is “how fast can we deploy?”
Source (Utility Dive): https://www.utilitydive.com/news/majority-of-coal-plants-are-uneconomic-to-nearby-wind-solar-report-finds/551187/