Coal is still one of the top resources for generating electricity. The United States of America generates 43% of its electricity from coal, heating homes for millions. Without coal production, a large part of the world would be in the dark.
Below are the 10 countries who could not survive without coal:
Mongolia’s currently generates 98% of its energy from coal.
South Africa currently generates 94% of its energy from coal.
In 2013, Poland generated 86% of its energy from coal.
Home to billions, China still relies heavily on coal, generating 81% of its electric needs from the resource.
Australia currently derives 69% of its energy from coal.
India is developing fast. Currently, they generate 68% of their electricity from coal.
Israel’s population gets 59% of their electricity and energy from coal.
Indonesia is just under half, getting 44% of its energy from coal.
Germany and The United states both get 43% of all energy needs met by coal.
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