There is a push to close all coal-fired power plants.

Doing so would not solve anything but make electricity more expensive and less reliable.

So-called "green energy" can not even be made without coal and petroleum products.

Coal is actually a primary ingredient in solar panels.

How do you produce enough power to create wind and solar farms? Coal.

A coal-fired power plant in Kansas that was slated for closure will remain open to provide needed power for a new electric vehicle (EV) battery factory.

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This battery factory will require anywhere from 200 to 250 megawatts of electricity.

That's enough power to light up a small city.

Wind and solar farms do not produce enough and can only provide intermittent energy.

A reliable source of energy is needed. Therefore, we continue to turn to coal.

The battery factory will receive $6.8 billion from the Biden administration for its "clean" energy initiative.

The amount of energy the new Panasonic EV battery facility needs is so high, in fact, that a representative from Evergy, the public utility serving the factory, testified before the Kansas City Corporation Commission that there are serious "near-term challenges from a resource adequacy perspective." (Natural News).


As you might imagine, environmentalists are furious.

"A 15-pound lithium-ion battery holds about the same amount of energy as a pound of oil. To make that battery requires 7,000 pounds of rock and dirt to get the minerals that go into that battery," reports Cowboy State Daily. "The average EV battery weighs around 1,000 pounds."

"All of that mining and factory processing produces a lot more carbon dioxide emissions than a gas-powered car, so EVs have to be driven around 50,000 to 60,000 miles before there's a net reduction in carbon dioxide emissions."

Here is the American Coal Council CEO Emily Arthun, testifying before federal lawmakers in Washington, D.C.:

"I met with senators and representatives who understand that we're going to need coal for far longer than people are talking about," Arthun said, explaining that the "green" energy industry requires massive amounts of "dirty" energy to stay afloat.

As it has been shown, so-called "clean and green" energy is anything but.

So-called "dirty energy" does not have to be used in a dirty way.

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