Table 5.14. Consumption of Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2013 and 2012 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2013 Year 2012 Percentage Change Year 2013 Year 2012 Year 2013 Year 2012 Year 2013 Year 2012 Year 2013 Year 2012
New England 3,913 4,041 -3.2% 0 0 3,630 3,838 283 203 0 0
Connecticut 1,416 1,415 0.1% 0 0 1,330 1,415 86 0 0 0
Maine 312 440 -29% 0 0 115 237 196 203 0 0
Massachusetts 2,029 2,017 0.6% 0 0 2,029 2,017 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 156 169 -7.7% 0 0 156 169 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 5,438 5,512 -1.3% 0 0 4,261 4,315 1,178 1,198 0 0
New Jersey 1,403 1,367 2.7% 0 0 1,059 1,015 345 351 0 0
New York 2,034 2,077 -2.1% 0 0 1,469 1,505 565 572 0 0
Pennsylvania 2,001 2,069 -3.3% 0 0 1,733 1,795 268 274 0 0
East North Central 242 272 -11% 34 37 0 0 208 234 0 0
Illinois 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 12 12 0.4% 0 0 0 0 12 12 0 0
Michigan 195 222 -12% 0 0 0 0 195 222 0 0
Ohio 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 34 37 -8.6% 34 37 0 0 0 0 0 0
West North Central 660 630 4.8% 422 380 216 229 22 21 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 660 630 4.8% 422 380 216 229 22 21 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 5,526 5,429 1.8% 0 0 5,109 5,041 417 388 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 3,710 3,654 1.5% 0 0 3,710 3,654 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 768 737 4.2% 0 0 768 737 0.26 0.38 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 1,047 1,038 0.9% 0 0 631 650 417 388 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 8 12 -35% 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 12
Arkansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 8 12 -35% 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 12
Texas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mountain 3 3 -0.4% 0 0 3 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 3 3 -0.4% 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 838 810 3.5% 0 0 838 810 0 0 0 0
California 551 515 7.0% 0 0 551 515 0 0 0 0
Oregon 117 120 -2.7% 0 0 117 120 0 0 0 0
Washington 170 175 -2.5% 0 0 170 175 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 379 260 46% 0 0 0 0 379 260 0 0
Alaska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 379 260 46% 0 0 0 0 379 260 0 0
U.S. Total 17,007 16,968 0.2% 456 418 14,057 14,235 2,485 2,304 8 12

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.