Table 5.14. Consumption of Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2015 and 2014 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2015 Year 2014 Percentage Change Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2014
New England 3,763,218 3,947,012 -4.7% 0 0 3,552,611 3,670,491 210,607 276,521 0 0
Connecticut 1,295,253 1,439,039 -10% 0 0 1,280,442 1,362,408 14,811 76,631 0 0
Maine 297,513 312,200 -4.7% 0 0 101,717 112,310 195,796 199,890 0 0
Massachusetts 2,048,139 2,071,104 -1.1% 0 0 2,048,139 2,071,104 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 122,313 124,669 -1.9% 0 0 122,313 124,669 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 5,335,761 5,319,020 0.3% 0 0 4,212,340 4,193,779 1,123,421 1,125,241 0 0
New Jersey 1,380,234 1,407,197 -1.9% 0 0 1,034,424 1,064,677 345,810 342,520 0 0
New York 2,014,840 2,006,020 0.4% 0 0 1,503,504 1,492,447 511,336 513,573 0 0
Pennsylvania 1,940,687 1,905,803 1.8% 0 0 1,674,412 1,636,655 266,275 269,148 0 0
East North Central 259,287 250,926 3.3% 39,561 33,125 0 0 219,726 217,801 0 0
Illinois 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 10,346 12,055 -14% 0 0 0 0 10,346 12,055 0 0
Michigan 209,380 205,746 1.8% 0 0 0 0 209,380 205,746 0 0
Ohio 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 39,561 33,125 19% 39,561 33,125 0 0 0 0 0 0
West North Central 649,182 657,293 -1.2% 412,369 410,961 212,117 224,466 24,696 21,866 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 649,182 657,293 -1.2% 412,369 410,961 212,117 224,466 24,696 21,866 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 5,442,950 5,311,564 2.5% 0 0 5,027,176 4,893,678 415,774 417,886 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 3,633,452 3,437,826 5.7% 0 0 3,633,452 3,437,826 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 808,747 803,242 0.7% 0 0 808,531 803,037 216 205 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 1,000,751 1,070,496 -6.5% 0 0 585,193 652,815 415,558 417,681 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 7,727 5,694 36% 0 0 0 0 0 0 7,727 5,694
Arkansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 7,727 5,694 36% 0 0 0 0 0 0 7,727 5,694
Texas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mountain 2,042 2,031 0.5% 0 0 2,042 2,031 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 2,042 2,031 0.5% 0 0 2,042 2,031 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 790,261 824,353 -4.1% 0 0 790,261 824,353 0 0 0 0
California 520,946 538,836 -3.3% 0 0 520,946 538,836 0 0 0 0
Oregon 117,293 119,273 -1.7% 0 0 117,293 119,273 0 0 0 0
Washington 152,022 166,244 -8.6% 0 0 152,022 166,244 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 380,467 387,986 -1.9% 0 0 0 0 380,467 387,986 0 0
Alaska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 380,467 387,986 -1.9% 0 0 0 0 380,467 387,986 0 0
U.S. Total 16,630,895 16,705,879 -0.4% 451,930 444,086 13,796,547 13,808,798 2,374,691 2,447,301 7,727 5,694

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.