The government’s war on coal may be over, but inexpensive natural gas and ongoing declines in the cost of renewable energy continue to drive the retirement of older coal-fired power plants in the US. Savvy investors should ignore the moribund coal industry and focus on energy storage.
Shares of coal producers have languished this year and remain out of favor with investors. Our favorite coal miner's stock trades at a deep discount but stands to benefit from several upside catalysts in the back half of 2013.
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