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Data for: 2010
Released: May 2011
Next Release Date: April 2012



Table 3.  Electric Power Sector Net Generation, 2009-2010
(Million Kilowatthours)
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."

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