https://www.worldcoal.org/coal/uses-coal

Coal has many important uses worldwide. The most significant uses of coal are in electricity generation, steel production, cement manufacturing and as a liquid ...

https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/what-coal-used

Coal is primarily used as fuel to generate electric power in the United States. The coal is burned and ... Which country has the most coal? The United States has ...

https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.php?page=coal_use

May 9, 2019 ... U.S. coal consumption peaked in 2007 and has declined in most ... Syngas produced from coal can also be used to produce electricity and ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock, formed as rock strata called coal seams. Coal is mostly carbon with variable amounts of other elements; chiefly ..... Most coal mined is thermal coal (also called steam coal as it is used to make steam to generate electricity) but metallurgical coal (also called ...

https://jancovici.com/en/energy-transition/coal/using-coal-but-what-for/

Jul 1, 2012 ... steel manufacturing (about 7% of the world coal), which is then used to .... Most often, these ashes are used as construction material for roads ...

http://lsa.colorado.edu/essence/texts/coal.html

And by the end of the 1800s, people even used coal to make electricity. ... Huge trains transport most coal (almost 60 percent) for at least part of its journey to ...

https://www.britannica.com/science/coal-fossil-fuel

Apr 25, 2019 ... Coal: Coal, one of the most important primary fossil fuels, a solid carbon-rich material, usually brown or black, that most often occurs in stratified ...

https://www.planete-energies.com/en/medias/close/coal-power-generation-iron-and-steel-and-coal-chemistry

Jan 7, 2015 ... What is coal used for? Coal is used for many applications : producing heat for households, firing industrial boilers… Discover the different uses ...

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/15-countries-most-dependent-on-coal-for-energy.html

Nov 5, 2018 ... As coal is only used for around 30% of the country's electricity now, the ... Prior to the 1950s, coal was the most common source of energy in the ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/coal/

Dec 22, 2012 ... Coal is a black or brownish-black sedimentary rock that can be burned for fuel and used to generate electricity. It is composed mostly of carbon ...