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Short-Term Energy Outlook - Coal Section

Released: July 8, 2014

Short-term coal supply, demand, and price projections.

Quarterly Coal Report

Released: June 30, 2014

Summary of quarterly coal production, exports, imports, receipts, prices, consumption, and stocks. (archived versions)

 
Monthly/Annual Energy Review - Coal Section

Released: June 25, 2014

Monthly and latest annual statistics on coal supply, disposition, and price.

 
Electricity Monthly Update

Released: June 23, 2014

Provides analysis and highlights of the data included in the Electric Power Monthly (EPM) publication and presents tables of electricity generation, fuel consumption for generation, fossil fuel stocks, and average retail sales and prices of electricity. The Electricity Monthly Update is published at the same time as the EPM. (archived versions)

Electric Power Monthly

Released: June 23, 2014

Provides monthly statistics at the state, Census division, and U.S. levels for net generation, fossil fuel consumption and stocks, quantity and quality of fossil fuels, cost of fossil fuels, electricity sales, revenue, and average revenue per kilowatthour of electricity sold. (archived versions)

 
Quarterly Coal Distribution

Released: June 19, 2014

The Quarterly Coal Distribution Report (QCDR) provides detailed U.S. domestic coal distribution data by coal origin state, coal destination state, mode of transportation, and consuming sector. Quarterly data for all years are preliminary and will be superseded by the release of the corresponding Annual Coal Distribution Report. (archived versions)

Annual Energy Outlook - Coal Section

Released: May 7, 2014

Coal projections to 2040.

Annual Coal Distribution

Released: December 19, 2013

The Annual Coal Distribution Report (ACDR) provides detailed information on domestic coal distribution by origin state, destination state, consumer category, and method of transportation. Also provided is a summary of foreign coal distribution by coal-producing state. All data for the report year are final and this report supersedes all data in the quarterly distribution reports. (archived versions)

Annual Coal Report

Released: December 12, 2013

Provides information about U.S. coal production, number of mines, prices, productivity, employment, productive capacity, and recoverable reserves to a wide audience, including Congress, federal and state agencies, the coal industry, and the general public. (archived versions)

Electric Power Annual

Released: December 12, 2013

Presents 12 years (2001 - 2012) of national-level data on electricity generating capacity, electricity generation and useful thermal output, fuel receipts, consumption, and emissions. This year's Electric Power Annual has expanded to include several new table series. These include several new annual breakouts of renewable biomass energy sources including wood/wood waste, landfill gas, and biogenic municipal solid waste in Chapter 5 (Consumption of Fossil Fuels); state details of emissions from energy consumption at conventional power plants and combined-heat-and-power plants (Table 9.5); and monthly capacity factors for the past three years and annual capacity factors back to 2008 (Tables 4.8.A. and 4.8.B.) (archived versions)

International Energy Outlook - Coal Section

Released: July 25, 2013

International coal projections through 2040.

What is the role of coal in the United States?

Released: July 18, 2012

Energy in Brief article on coal.

What Are the Major Sources and Users of Energy in the United States?

Released: October 25, 2011

Energy in Brief article on energy sources in the United States.

U.S. Coal Supply and Demand

Released: June 1, 2011

Summary information on production, consumption, stocks, imports, exports, and prices. (archived versions)

 
U.S. Coal, Domestic and International Issues

Released: March 27, 2001

Presented by Richard F. Bonskowski to the Iron & Steel Society's 60th Ironmaking Conference, March 27, 2001

 
Challenges of Electric Power Industry Restructuring for Fuel Suppliers

Released: September 1, 1998

Provides an assessment of the changes in other energy industries that could occur as the result of restructuring in the electric power industry.

 

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