• Coal Transportation Costs Rise
  • March 2, 2016
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • While the price of coal has been dropping, the price utilities pay to have it transported to their plants has been increasing. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that transportation costs now account for 40 percent of the total cost of coal delivered, the highest share since the EIA began tracking that data in 2001.