Friends of Coal is dedicated to informing and educating Kentucky citizens about the coal industry and its vital role in the state's future.
We provide a united voice for an industry that has been and remains a critical eco- nomic contributor to Kentucky. By working together, we can provide good jobs and benefits for future generations.
Friends of Coal is a volunteer organization that is dedicated to informing and educating Kentucky citizens about the coal industry and its vital role in the state’s future.
All are invited to be a part of our organization, which consists of proud Kentuckians as well as residents from beyond our borders.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A FRIEND OF COAL?
Being a Friend of Coal shows your love for Kentucky. It’s an investment in our future. By working together to make coal safer, cleaner and more usable, we’ll be able to keep working here.
Dependable jobs with good benefits will help our children become more likely to stay in Kentucky as they get older. We encourage enrollment from coal supporters in the Bluegrass and beyond.
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KCA THANKS GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR PROTECTING STATE’S ELECTRIC GRID WITH PASSAGE OF SENATE BILL 4
The following is a statement from the Kentucky Coal Association (KCA) regarding the passage of State Senate Bill 4, sponsored by Senator Robby Mills, which will help protect the state’s electric grid from the threat posed by the ill-advised closure of much of the state’s coal-fired electric generation fleet.
‘STAND FOR OUR FOSSIL.’ KY LAWMAKERS TELL UTILITIES TO KEEP THE COAL PLANTS BURNING
A bill backed by Kentucky’s coal industry that would make it harder for utilities to retire fossil fuel-fired power plants received final passage Thursday in the Kentucky House of Representatives, sending the legislation for Gov. Andy Beshear’s consideration. Senate Bill 5, primarily sponsored by...
ERCOT, MISO Warn of Potential Power Supply Shortfalls
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) over the past week separately expressed concerns about power supply uncertainties in the face of upcoming warmer-than-normal temperatures.
MISO raised an alarm on April 28 when it said that it projects “insufficient firm resources” to cover the...
As officials project warm temps, high energy demands, could Indiana see rolling blackouts?
A recent report from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) warned some Midwestern states, including Indiana, could see emergency procedures implemented this summer as extreme heat combines with a projected power capacity shortage and increased demand.
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Friends of Coal members receive information about the coal industry and its importance to Kentucky. By joining Friends of Coal, you’ll be the first to hear about our latest news and upcoming events.
JOINING IS EASY
Becoming a Friend of Coal is as simple as filling out a membership card. You’ll be part of a growing team that’s working across Kentucky and in other states to increase our membership, support the power of coal and make our voice heard.
For questions about joining Friends of Coal, call 1-859-233-4743.
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and tell them America
still needs coal!