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U.S. Coal Supply and Demand: 2010 Year in Review

Release Date: June 1, 2011   |  Next Release Date: Periodically   |   full report 

Table 3.� Electric Power Sector Net Generation, 2009-2010
(Million Kilowatthours)
Census Division and Fuel 2009 2010 Percent Change
2009 - 2010
New England
�� Coal 14,378 14,244 -0.9
�� Hydroelectric 7,759 6,861 -11.6
�� Natural Gas 48,007 54,680 13.9
�� Nuclear 36,231 38,361 5.9
�� Other (1) 9,186 9,063 -1.3
�� Total 115,559 123,210 6.6
Middle Atlantic
�� Coal 121,873 129,935 6.6
�� Hydroelectric 28,793 26,463 -8.1
�� Natural Gas 89,808 104,341 16.2
�� Nuclear 155,140 152,469 -1.7
�� Other (1) 13,011 13,600 4.5
�� Total 408,625 426,808 4.4
East North Central
�� Coal 412,245 426,390 3.4
�� Hydroelectric 2,939 2,480 -15.6
�� Natural Gas 25,139 35,733 42.1
�� Nuclear 145,214 154,900 6.7
�� Other (1) 11,684 15,628 33.8
�� Total 597,221 635,130 6.3
West North Central
�� Coal 224,237 229,301 2.3
�� Hydroelectric 10,384 12,143 16.9
�� Natural Gas 10,256 13,771 34.3
�� Nuclear 45,523 47,535 4.4
�� Other (1) 21,796 26,165 20.0
�� Total 312,197 328,916 5.4
South Atlantic
�� Coal 340,900 370,524 8.7
�� Hydroelectric 13,335 12,388 -7.1
�� Natural Gas 167,055 191,307 14.5
�� Nuclear 196,560 190,741 -3.0
�� Other (1) 19,267 19,645 2.0
�� Total 737,117 784,605 6.4
East South Central
�� Coal 192,613 209,696 8.9
�� Hydroelectric 25,415 19,735 -22.3
�� Natural Gas 54,788 71,176 29.9
�� Nuclear 77,677 75,323 -3.0
�� Other (1) 2,748 3,127 13.8
�� Total 353,240 379,058 7.3
West South Central
�� Coal 220,819 229,598 4.0
�� Hydroelectric 9,994 8,643 -13.5
�� Natural Gas 224,695 224,963 0.1
�� Nuclear 73,450 74,997 2.1
�� Other (1) 28,251 35,883 27.0
�� Total 557,209 574,085 3.0
Mountain
�� Coal 199,822 205,221 2.7
�� Hydroelectric 32,847 31,060 -5.4
�� Natural Gas 90,788 81,123 -10.6
�� Nuclear 30,662 31,200 1.8
�� Other (1) 11,680 14,524 24.3
�� Total 365,799 363,128 -0.7
Pacific
�� Coal 14,235 16,315 14.6
�� Hydroelectric 135,413 131,463 -2.9
�� Natural Gas 130,365 121,279 -7.0
�� Nuclear 38,398 41,442 7.9
�� Other (1) 44,358 45,794 3.2
�� Total 362,769 356,294 -1.8
Total U.S.
�� Coal 1,741,123 1,831,226 5.2
�� Hydroelectric 266,879 251,237 -5.9
�� Natural Gas 840,900 898,373 6.8
�� Nuclear 798,855 806,968 1.0
�� Other (1) 161,980 183,429 13.2
�� Total 3,809,737 3,971,233 4.2
(1)� Other fuel:� Includes petroleum, other gases, and renewables.
Notes:� Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.� Electric power sector data for 2010 is preliminary.
Source:� Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report."