nuthcuntrynut wrote:now that's good news, of course if anthracite is better, wonder if power plants wouldn't try and use it, driving anthracite thru the roof for homeowners. but that is good news either way
Not going to happen...
A)It's double the cost.
B)No where near enough supply.
C)As I understand it not suitable for steam anyway at least compared to soft coal.
Anthracite seams may only be a few feet thick, it's hard to compete with this: