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Coal: Resources and Technology Overview

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Coal is a very important source of energy worldwide. In the United States, coal provides approximately 22% of all of the energy consumed and about 50% of the electricity generated.

Follow the links below to learn about coal mining; the use of coal as a source of energy; the geographic distribution of coal resources in the United States; and a description of coal mining technologies and facility components.