How Far Can Electricity Be Transported?


The cities of Los Angeles, Anaheim, Riverside, Pasadena, Burbank and Glendale are buying electricity as far as 600 miles away. The Intermountain Power Agency is talking to the city of Los Angeles and other customers about converting much of the coal-fired Intermountain Power Plant to run on cleaner but more expensive natural gas by 2025.  More info

New US Power Plants Chart from 1940-2011 (Gas, Nuclear, Coal, Renewables)

National Mortality Rates from Existing Power Plants in US

Chart from 2011 More info

Shanghai Coal Power Plants

Shanghai, China has about 30 Coal Power Plants within a 100 square miles #smog 

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