Table 5.14. Consumption of Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2014 and 2013 (Thousand Tons)

  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 3,947 3,913 0.9% 0 0 3,670 3,630 277 283 0 0
Connecticut 1,439 1,416 1.6% 0 0 1,362 1,330 77 86 0 0
Maine 312 312 0.1% 0 0 112 115 200 196 0 0
Massachusetts 2,071 2,029 2.1% 0 0 2,071 2,029 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 125 156 -20% 0 0 125 156 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 5,319 5,438 -2.2% 0 0 4,194 4,261 1,125 1,178 0 0
New Jersey 1,407 1,403 0.3% 0 0 1,065 1,059 343 345 0 0
New York 2,006 2,034 -1.4% 0 0 1,492 1,469 514 565 0 0
Pennsylvania 1,906 2,001 -4.7% 0 0 1,637 1,733 269 268 0 0
East North Central 251 242 3.8% 33 34 0 0 218 208 0 0
Illinois 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 12 12 -1.4% 0 0 0 0 12 12 0 0
Michigan 206 195 5.3% 0 0 0 0 206 195 0 0
Ohio 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 33 34 -3.0% 33 34 0 0 0 0 0 0
West North Central 657 660 -0.5% 411 422 224 216 22 22 0 0
Iowa 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 657 660 -0.5% 411 422 224 216 22 22 0 0
Missouri 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Dakota 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 5,312 5,526 -3.9% 0 0 4,894 5,109 418 417 0 0
Delaware 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 3,438 3,710 -7.3% 0 0 3,438 3,710 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 803 768 4.6% 0 0 803 768 0.21 0.26 0 0
North Carolina 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 1,070 1,047 2.2% 0 0 653 631 418 417 0 0
West Virginia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
East South Central 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alabama 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West South Central 6 8 -29% 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 8
Arkansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 6 8 -29% 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 8
Texas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mountain 2 3 -25% 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Arizona 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nevada 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 2 3 -25% 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 824 838 -1.7% 0 0 824 838 0 0 0 0
California 539 551 -2.2% 0 0 539 551 0 0 0 0
Oregon 119 117 1.9% 0 0 119 117 0 0 0 0
Washington 166 170 -2.3% 0 0 166 170 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 388 379 2.5% 0 0 0 0 388 379 0 0
Alaska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 388 379 2.5% 0 0 0 0 388 379 0 0
U.S. Total 16,706 17,007 -1.8% 444 456 13,809 14,057 2,447 2,485 6 8

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.