Table 5.14. Consumption of Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 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 4,041 4,122 -2.0% 0 0 3,838 3,922 203 200 0 0
Connecticut 1,415 1,442 -1.9% 0 0 1,415 1,442 0 0 0 0
Maine 440 445 -1.3% 0 0 237 246 203 200 0 0
Massachusetts 2,017 2,063 -2.2% 0 0 2,017 2,063 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 169 172 -2.0% 0 0 169 172 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 5,512 5,308 3.8% 0 0 4,315 4,485 1,198 823 0 0
New Jersey 1,367 1,388 -1.6% 0 0 1,015 1,039 351 349 0 0
New York 2,077 2,011 3.3% 0 0 1,505 1,799 572 212 0 0
Pennsylvania 2,069 1,909 8.4% 0 0 1,795 1,647 274 263 0 0
East North Central 272 252 7.9% 37 35 0 0 234 216 0 0
Illinois 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 12 11 11% 0 0 0 0 12 11 0 0
Michigan 222 205 8.1% 0 0 0 0 222 205 0 0
Ohio 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 37 35 5.7% 37 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
West North Central 630 600 5.1% 380 353 229 233 21 14 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 630 600 5.1% 380 353 229 233 21 14 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 5,429 5,545 -2.1% 0 0 5,041 5,170 388 375 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 3,654 3,708 -1.5% 0 0 3,654 3,708 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 737 752 -2.0% 0 0 737 752 0.38 0.27 0 0
North Carolina 0 27 -100% 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 1,038 1,058 -1.9% 0 0 650 684 388 375 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 12 4 189% 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4
Arkansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 12 4 189% 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4
Texas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mountain 3 3 -0.1% 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 -0.1% 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 810 811 -0.1% 0 0 810 811 0 0 0 0
California 515 517 -0.3% 0 0 515 517 0 0 0 0
Oregon 120 119 1.3% 0 0 120 119 0 0 0 0
Washington 175 175 -0.4% 0 0 175 175 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 260 327 -21% 0 0 0 0 260 327 0 0
Alaska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 260 327 -21% 0 0 0 0 260 327 0 0
U.S. Total 16,968 16,972 -0.0% 418 388 14,235 14,625 2,304 1,955 12 4

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.