Table 7.22. Receipts and Quality of Coal by Rank Delivered for Electricity Generation:
Electric Utilties by State, 2015

  Bituminous Subbituminous Lignite
Census Division
and State
Receipts (Thousand Tons) Average Sulfur Percent by Weight Average Ash Percent by Weight Receipts (Thousand Tons) Average Sulfur Percent by Weight Average Ash Percent by Weight Receipts (Thousand Tons) Average Sulfur Percent by Weight Average Ash Percent by Weight
New England 657 2.16 7.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Connecticut 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Maine 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Massachusetts 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Hampshire 657 2.16 7.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Rhode Island 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Vermont 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Middle Atlantic 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New Jersey 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
New York 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Pennsylvania 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East North Central 43,378 2.88 8.7 57,269 0.27 5.0 0 -- --
Illinois 2,219 3.27 10.7 6,437 0.22 4.7 0 -- --
Indiana 29,633 2.86 8.7 2,398 0.28 5.0 0 -- --
Michigan 2,629 1.91 7.9 26,737 0.29 5.0 0 -- --
Ohio 8,063 3.26 8.7 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Wisconsin 834 2.57 7.8 21,698 0.26 5.2 0 -- --
West North Central 1,029 3.46 9.3 111,570 0.28 5.2 23,027 0.85 10.1
Iowa 0 -- -- 20,212 0.26 5.0 0 -- --
Kansas 269 3.63 14.0 17,620 0.33 5.1 0 -- --
Minnesota 0 -- -- 16,848 0.38 6.3 0 -- --
Missouri 760 3.40 7.6 40,407 0.23 4.8 0 -- --
Nebraska 0 -- -- 14,532 0.29 5.4 0 -- --
North Dakota 0 -- -- 850 0.36 4.5 23,027 0.85 10.1
South Dakota 0 -- -- 1,101 0.36 5.5 0 -- --
South Atlantic 85,350 2.12 10.3 11,310 0.32 5.0 0 -- --
Delaware 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
District of Columbia 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Florida 18,339 2.27 8.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Georgia 8,695 2.15 9.3 11,310 0.32 5.0 0 -- --
Maryland 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
North Carolina 15,519 1.74 10.0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
South Carolina 11,009 1.64 9.3 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Virginia 6,594 1.16 15.4 0 -- -- 0 -- --
West Virginia 25,194 2.68 11.3 0 -- -- 0 -- --
East South Central 48,594 2.60 9.3 23,521 0.27 5.1 0 -- --
Alabama 9,503 1.69 9.9 10,756 0.25 5.3 0 -- --
Kentucky 31,944 2.95 9.3 8,826 0.30 5.0 0 -- --
Mississippi 1,281 1.22 7.1 712 0.27 5.3 0 -- --
Tennessee 5,867 2.45 8.7 3,227 0.23 4.7 0 -- --
West South Central 305 3.00 9.3 60,439 0.26 5.1 9,721 0.98 17.9
Arkansas 0 -- -- 12,220 0.26 5.1 0 -- --
Louisiana 305 3.00 9.3 2,723 0.27 5.1 3,452 0.61 15.2
Oklahoma 0 -- -- 16,884 0.25 4.9 0 -- --
Texas 0 -- -- 28,612 0.26 5.2 6,269 1.22 19.6
Mountain 30,043 0.61 13.8 63,631 0.50 9.1 221 0.56 9.4
Arizona 6,779 0.58 10.5 14,756 0.66 10.4 0 -- --
Colorado 3,056 0.51 10.5 15,216 0.31 5.5 0 -- --
Idaho 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Montana 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 221 0.56 9.4
Nevada 217 0.52 9.5 639 0.40 8.7 0 -- --
New Mexico 5,780 0.79 25.3 6,623 0.74 21.7 0 -- --
Utah 14,211 0.59 12.2 325 0.89 8.8 0 -- --
Wyoming 0 -- -- 26,072 0.46 7.3 0 -- --
Pacific Contiguous 0 -- -- 1,476 0.23 4.4 0 -- --
California 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Oregon 0 -- -- 1,476 0.23 4.4 0 -- --
Washington 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Pacific Noncontiguous 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 106 0.16 9.8
Alaska 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 106 0.16 9.8
Hawaii 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- --
U.S. Total 209,355 2.20 10.2 329,217 0.32 5.9 33,074 0.89 12.3

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

Notes:
Bituminous coal includes anthracite coal and coal-derived synthesis gas.
See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.

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