Chambers College of Business and Economics
Bureau of Business & Economic Research
coal, coal-fired power plants, economic impact, West Virginia
While coal production in West Virginia has declined by more than 50 percent over the past decade or so, the sector remains an important part of the state’s economy. In this report, we consider the contribution of coal mining and coal-fired power generation to the state’s employment base, economic output, and tax revenue.
Digital Commons Citation
Christiadi; Bowen, Eric; and Deskins, John, "The Economic Impact of Coal and Coal-Fired Power Generation in West Virginia" (2021). Bureau of Business & Economic Research. 327.