Table 7.18. Average Cost of Petroleum Liquids Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, 2014 and 2013
(Dollars per MMBtu)

Census Division
and State
Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
  Year 2014 Year 2013 Percentage Change Year 2014 Year 2013 Year 2014 Year 2013
New England 17.53 W W 16.96 18.60 17.64 W
Connecticut W W W -- -- W W
Maine W W W -- -- W W
Massachusetts 18.09 18.16 -0.4% 19.94 21.91 17.75 17.68
New Hampshire W W W 15.16 16.84 W W
Rhode Island W W W -- -- W W
Vermont -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Middle Atlantic 19.30 20.47 -5.7% 16.10 21.97 20.63 20.04
New Jersey 22.94 21.37 7.3% -- -- 22.94 21.37
New York 18.33 19.93 -8.0% 16.10 21.97 20.02 19.05
Pennsylvania 21.10 22.22 -5.0% -- -- 21.10 22.22
East North Central W 22.90 W 22.02 22.84 W 23.11
Illinois 22.47 W W 22.36 23.49 22.51 W
Indiana 21.78 22.96 -5.1% 21.78 22.96 -- --
Michigan 21.30 W W 21.30 22.75 -- W
Ohio W 22.93 W 23.55 22.88 W 23.09
Wisconsin W W W 21.47 22.39 W W
West North Central W 22.63 W 21.13 22.63 W --
Iowa 21.66 22.54 -3.9% 21.66 22.54 -- --
Kansas 20.71 22.41 -7.6% 20.71 22.41 -- --
Minnesota W 23.13 W 22.14 23.13 W --
Missouri 20.51 22.25 -7.8% 20.51 22.25 -- --
Nebraska 21.92 22.39 -2.1% 21.92 22.39 -- --
North Dakota 21.20 23.28 -8.9% 21.20 23.28 -- --
South Dakota 22.70 23.32 -2.7% 22.70 23.32 -- --
South Atlantic 21.31 W W 21.27 20.71 21.40 W
Delaware W W W -- -- W W
District of Columbia -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Florida W W W 18.81 19.38 W W
Georgia 21.64 W W 21.98 23.39 19.97 W
Maryland 21.17 21.81 -2.9% -- -- 21.17 21.81
North Carolina 22.02 W W 22.10 22.55 19.61 W
South Carolina 22.60 23.10 -2.2% 22.60 23.10 -- --
Virginia 21.27 W W 21.15 17.88 21.76 W
West Virginia W 23.43 W 22.02 23.43 W --
East South Central W W W 19.78 22.49 W W
Alabama W W W 20.94 22.30 W W
Kentucky 21.42 22.61 -5.3% 21.42 22.61 -- --
Mississippi 20.43 21.57 -5.3% 20.43 21.57 -- --
Tennessee 17.89 22.64 -21% 17.89 22.64 -- --
West South Central 20.18 22.24 -9.3% 19.97 22.25 20.48 22.24
Arkansas W W W 21.41 22.06 W W
Louisiana W W W 19.94 21.99 W W
Oklahoma 21.15 22.33 -5.3% 21.15 22.33 -- --
Texas W W W 19.31 22.44 W W
Mountain W 23.80 W 22.73 23.85 W 23.12
Arizona 22.60 24.29 -7.0% 22.60 24.29 -- --
Colorado 19.70 23.60 -17% 19.70 23.60 -- --
Idaho -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Montana W W W -- -- W W
Nevada W W W 23.43 24.32 W W
New Mexico 23.84 24.42 -2.4% 23.84 24.42 -- --
Utah W W W 20.61 22.43 W W
Wyoming 22.43 23.33 -3.9% 22.43 23.33 -- --
Pacific Contiguous W W W 19.63 23.23 W W
California -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Oregon 20.84 22.05 -5.5% 20.84 22.05 -- --
Washington W W W 16.63 23.60 W W
Pacific Noncontiguous W W W 19.84 20.74 W W
Alaska -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Hawaii W W W 19.84 20.74 W W
U.S. Total 19.90 20.61 -3.4% 19.90 21.09 19.90 19.71

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.

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.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate and residual fuel oils.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report."