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What is the average price of coal?
In 2019, the national average sales price of bituminous, subbituminous, and lignite coal at coal mines was $30.93 per short ton, and the average delivered coal price to the electric power sector was $38.53 per short ton.
How much does it cost to transport coal to power plants?
In 2018, the national average sales price of coal at coal mines was $35.99 per short ton, and the average delivered coal price to the electric power sector was $39.08 per short ton, resulting in an average transportation cost of $3.09 per short ton, or about 8% of the delivered price. Most coal is purchased for power plants
Can I sell coal in the UK?
Only approved coal merchants can sell it, it must be sold directly to a consumer loose or in open bags and it can only be used in an appropriate exempt appliance. After 1 May 2023 all sales of traditional house coal will no longer be allowed in England鈥檚 smoke control areas. Read more about selling fuel in smoke control areas.
Why is coking coal so expensive?
Coking coal must be low in sulfur and requires more thorough cleaning than coal used in power plants, which makes the coal more expensive. In 2019, the average delivered price of coking coal to coke producers was about $146 per short ton鈥攁lmost four times higher than the average price of coal delivered to the electric power sector.