Why coal is a big part of the debate over California moving into a regional power grid

“In-state coal-fired generation in both 2015 and 2016, according to the California Energy Commission, made up just 0.2 percent of the state’s electric load. Only one coal-fired plant remains in operation in California — the 63-megawatt Argus Cogen plant in the town of Trona in San Bernardino County. California does import electricity from coal-fired plants…
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