Coal is one of the fuels used to cook food.
Coal is not so often found as a cooking fuel on its own, it is rather utilized in regions where cooking and space heating are combined. Due to its regional availability, coal is used for cooking
- Coal is primarily used as fuel to generate electric power in the United States.
- Coal is classified into four main types, or ranks: anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, and lignite.
- Coal is compatible with other energy sources.
- Metallurgical (coking) coal is a key ingredient in steelmaking.