Table 5.12. Consumption of Nautral Gas for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2014 and 2013 (Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2014 Year 2013 Percentage Change Year 2014 Year 2013 Year 2014 Year 2013 Year 2014 Year 2013 Year 2014 Year 2013
New England 356,658 388,323 -8.2% 3,585 2,587 330,872 354,489 9,416 8,407 12,786 22,839
Connecticut 108,833 115,211 -5.5% 121 114 99,682 106,231 3,993 2,986 5,038 5,880
Maine 30,772 36,922 -17% 0 0 23,848 20,904 302 349 6,622 15,670
Massachusetts 140,167 159,436 -12% 3,005 2,074 131,658 151,703 4,518 4,503 987 1,156
New Hampshire 31,557 29,966 5.3% 423 355 30,816 29,289 178 188 139 134
Rhode Island 45,293 46,743 -3.1% 0 0 44,867 46,362 425 381 0 0
Vermont 36 44 -18% 36 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 1,075,743 1,014,727 6.0% 113,124 127,285 940,884 866,210 9,824 9,634 11,911 11,598
New Jersey 241,591 209,799 15% 715 358 235,561 203,823 1,599 1,867 3,717 3,750
New York 445,419 448,127 -0.6% 112,335 126,900 324,672 312,882 6,767 6,542 1,644 1,802
Pennsylvania 388,733 356,802 8.9% 73 27 380,651 349,506 1,458 1,224 6,550 6,046
East North Central 470,661 462,070 1.9% 188,722 190,971 253,049 248,720 14,611 10,844 14,279 11,536
Illinois 49,883 55,230 -9.7% 3,458 5,279 34,713 42,757 8,839 4,690 2,872 2,504
Indiana 75,966 76,626 -0.9% 52,646 53,291 19,089 19,676 651 352 3,579 3,308
Michigan 110,299 106,990 3.1% 32,038 27,553 68,268 71,661 3,348 3,028 6,646 4,748
Ohio 174,659 161,863 7.9% 47,497 72,085 125,684 87,171 1,079 2,166 398 440
Wisconsin 59,855 61,361 -2.5% 53,083 32,762 5,294 27,454 695 608 783 536
West North Central 106,861 135,310 -21% 89,544 113,907 12,777 15,780 2,802 3,312 1,738 2,312
Iowa 11,523 13,239 -13% 10,496 12,070 0.08 0.19 468 426 558 743
Kansas 19,120 24,124 -21% 18,443 23,268 0 0 0 0 677 856
Minnesota 31,236 51,573 -39% 24,806 40,589 4,431 8,325 1,637 2,087 362 573
Missouri 34,937 37,283 -6.3% 25,859 28,968 8,347 7,455 696 799 36 61
Nebraska 4,197 4,605 -8.9% 4,189 4,604 0 0 2 1 6 0.47
North Dakota 1,984 414 379% 1,885 337 0 0 0 0 99 78
South Dakota 3,865 4,071 -5.1% 3,865 4,071 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 1,874,308 1,871,068 0.2% 1,533,740 1,537,482 311,826 302,358 6,613 5,224 22,129 26,005
Delaware 53,793 51,434 4.6% 336 229 45,800 41,227 0 0 7,657 9,978
District of Columbia 769 900 -15% 0 0 0 0 769 900 0 0
Florida 1,043,127 1,040,363 0.3% 976,434 955,851 57,944 74,874 237 174 8,512 9,464
Georgia 293,080 283,295 3.5% 207,817 216,505 81,832 62,879 0 0 3,431 3,911
Maryland 24,338 27,549 -12% 0 0 18,569 23,236 5,492 4,020 277 292
North Carolina 206,348 202,035 2.1% 179,505 179,920 26,235 21,569 3 33 605 513
South Carolina 86,333 90,653 -4.8% 75,616 79,389 10,440 10,518 53 67 225 679
Virginia 159,810 172,002 -7.1% 91,990 105,103 66,340 65,701 59 30 1,421 1,167
West Virginia 6,709 2,838 136% 2,043 484 4,666 2,354 0 0 1 0.11
East South Central 666,562 645,019 3.3% 389,409 380,637 262,810 237,438 1,229 1,566 13,114 25,378
Alabama 352,980 341,316 3.4% 108,395 109,084 235,776 223,568 0 0 8,809 8,664
Kentucky 28,612 16,077 78% 25,190 12,350 1,602 2,186 0 0 1,819 1,541
Mississippi 238,193 249,151 -4.4% 210,866 222,590 25,368 11,684 100 108 1,859 14,769
Tennessee 46,777 38,475 22% 44,957 36,613 64 0 1,128 1,458 627 404
West South Central 2,277,553 2,333,083 -2.4% 723,156 789,831 1,083,179 1,083,107 7,661 8,154 463,558 451,991
Arkansas 68,129 88,619 -23% 16,411 34,000 49,907 52,902 24 11 1,787 1,707
Louisiana 465,683 458,282 1.6% 243,957 239,746 14,409 21,652 1,830 1,978 205,488 194,906
Oklahoma 208,331 247,998 -16% 142,665 188,711 64,869 58,749 0.22 64 797 475
Texas 1,535,410 1,538,184 -0.2% 320,124 327,374 953,993 949,804 5,807 6,101 255,486 254,905
Mountain 637,181 659,072 -3.3% 443,786 416,867 178,747 225,026 4,277 4,097 10,370 13,082
Arizona 207,007 224,151 -7.6% 104,505 91,603 101,104 131,088 1,398 1,460 0 0
Colorado 94,739 87,650 8.1% 71,161 63,200 23,287 24,182 52 52 239 217
Idaho 18,267 24,885 -27% 9,263 12,464 8,704 11,985 0 0 301 436
Montana 5,936 7,273 -18% 5,243 6,348 419 925 0 0 274 0
Nevada 167,794 180,669 -7.1% 146,908 153,922 18,132 23,886 646 695 2,108 2,166
New Mexico 75,836 73,209 3.6% 52,074 47,697 22,123 24,497 1,246 976 392 40
Utah 63,889 57,911 10% 54,313 41,294 4,466 8,267 935 916 4,175 7,434
Wyoming 3,712 3,324 12% 319 338 512 197 0 0 2,881 2,789
Pacific Contiguous 1,046,008 1,052,826 -0.6% 377,997 376,937 579,888 584,003 15,510 15,295 72,613 76,590
California 876,779 867,611 1.1% 273,216 267,749 516,997 509,639 14,608 14,400 71,958 75,823
Oregon 89,959 102,013 -12% 34,542 36,429 54,174 64,421 848 813 396 350
Washington 79,270 83,202 -4.7% 70,240 72,759 8,717 9,943 55 82 259 417
Pacific Noncontiguous 32,851 34,801 -5.6% 31,944 33,944 0 0 15 37 892 821
Alaska 32,851 34,801 -5.6% 31,944 33,944 0 0 15 37 892 821
Hawaii 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 8,544,387 8,596,299 -0.6% 3,895,008 3,970,447 3,954,032 3,917,131 71,957 66,570 623,390 642,152

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.