Table 5.9. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State by Sector,
2012 and 2011 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2012 Year 2011 Percentage Change Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011
New England 1,787 2,998 -40% 520 898 1,257 2,087 0 0 10 12
Connecticut 297 317 -6.5% 0 0 297 317 0 0 0 0
Maine 11 14 -18% 0 0 6 7 0 0 5 6
Massachusetts 959 1,769 -46% 0 0 954 1,763 0 0 5 6
New Hampshire 520 898 -42% 520 898 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vermont 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 44,000 53,658 -18% 6 16 43,734 53,052 4 1 256 589
New Jersey 833 1,805 -54% 0 0 833 1,805 0 0 0 0
New York 2,158 4,528 -52% 6 16 2,083 4,432 0 1 70 80
Pennsylvania 41,009 47,325 -13% 0 0 40,819 46,815 4 1 186 509
East North Central 182,280 210,082 -13% 128,058 145,150 53,050 63,646 97 112 1,076 1,174
Illinois 49,162 54,381 -9.6% 6,377 6,478 42,132 47,204 30 14 623 685
Indiana 46,587 52,590 -11% 43,475 47,863 3,062 4,678 36 36 14 13
Michigan 29,796 32,451 -8.2% 29,449 32,132 212 193 28 46 107 81
Ohio 37,242 47,611 -22% 29,475 35,865 7,645 11,570 2 13 121 162
Wisconsin 19,494 23,049 -15% 19,283 22,812 0 0 1 3 210 233
West North Central 135,575 146,881 -7.7% 133,859 145,208 0 0 64 97 1,651 1,576
Iowa 21,638 23,535 -8.1% 20,747 22,677 0 0 43 47 848 811
Kansas 17,759 20,129 -12% 17,759 20,129 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 13,704 17,003 -19% 13,384 16,515 0 0 1 24 319 464
Missouri 42,386 46,408 -8.7% 42,340 46,353 0 0 21 26 26 29
Nebraska 15,274 15,908 -4.0% 14,884 15,711 0 0 0 0 390 197
North Dakota 22,862 22,130 3.3% 22,795 22,056 0 0 0 0 68 74
South Dakota 1,950 1,768 10% 1,950 1,768 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 116,543 140,060 -17% 96,679 118,044 19,242 21,139 31 26 591 851
Delaware 677 712 -5.0% 0 0 677 712 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 19,699 22,455 -12% 19,080 21,529 567 860 0 0 52 66
Georgia 20,985 29,092 -28% 20,836 28,894 0 0 0 0 149 198
Maryland 6,981 8,949 -22% 0 0 6,919 8,898 19 0 43 51
North Carolina 20,761 24,452 -15% 20,040 23,569 661 811 8 14 52 58
South Carolina 11,706 13,994 -16% 11,622 13,807 17 80 0 0 67 107
Virginia 6,213 8,414 -26% 5,634 7,453 451 820 4 11 124 130
West Virginia 29,521 31,993 -7.7% 19,468 22,793 9,950 8,959 0 0 103 241
East South Central 84,979 97,157 -13% 81,613 94,110 3,081 2,729 4 5 281 314
Alabama 23,056 28,180 -18% 22,993 28,098 15 27 0 0 47 54
Kentucky 38,978 42,543 -8.4% 38,978 42,543 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 5,240 6,203 -16% 2,175 3,502 3,066 2,701 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 17,705 20,232 -12% 17,466 19,967 0 0 4 5 234 260
West South Central 147,598 166,132 -11% 76,768 84,931 70,624 80,650 0 0 207 551
Arkansas 17,048 17,491 -2.5% 14,571 15,123 2,451 2,343 0 0 25 26
Louisiana 14,747 16,717 -12% 8,106 8,421 6,640 8,292 0 0 0.10 4
Oklahoma 18,499 21,497 -14% 17,115 19,993 1,201 1,311 0 0 182 193
Texas 97,305 110,426 -12% 36,974 41,394 60,331 68,705 0 0 0.04 328
Mountain 107,089 110,554 -3.1% 96,176 98,799 10,421 11,195 0 0 493 560
Arizona 21,519 23,307 -7.7% 21,461 23,217 0 0 0 0 58 90
Colorado 19,025 18,541 2.6% 18,983 18,500 36 41 0 0 5 0
Idaho 18 19 -8.2% 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 19
Montana 9,064 9,772 -7.2% 248 298 8,809 9,460 0 0 7 14
Nevada 2,258 2,863 -21% 1,630 2,136 628 727 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 14,452 15,496 -6.7% 14,452 15,496 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 14,304 15,242 -6.2% 13,639 14,582 445 422 0 0 220 237
Wyoming 26,449 25,313 4.5% 25,763 24,570 502 545 0 0 184 199
Pacific Contiguous 4,596 6,196 -26% 1,583 1,985 2,930 4,124 0 0 83 87
California 502 779 -36% 0 0 428 699 0 0 74 80
Oregon 1,583 1,985 -20% 1,583 1,985 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 2,511 3,432 -27% 0 0 2,502 3,425 0 0 9 7
Pacific Noncontiguous 1,287 1,221 5.4% 206 175 958 919 105 106 17 21
Alaska 530 512 3.6% 206 175 219 231 105 106 0 0
Hawaii 757 709 6.7% 0 0 739 688 0 0 17 21
U.S. Total 825,734 934,938 -12% 615,467 689,316 205,295 239,541 307 347 4,665 5,735

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report.