Energy News Network reports that the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), also known as America’s Power, has revived an argument from last decade over coal’s importance for electric grid reliability.

Michelle Bloodworth, president and CEO of America’s Power, spoke in front of the Ohio Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee, where she argued that coal-fired power plants are vital for electric grid reliability, especially during extreme weather events such as a polar vortex, according to Energy News Network.

Bloodworth also presented studies which suggest that the cost of electricity from new renewable energy sources like wind and solar have far exceeded the cost of existing coal.

However, not everyone is convinced by Bloodworth’s science.

The testimony comes as the future of wind energy in the state is as a turning point.

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