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Data for October 2016  |  Release Date: December 23, 2016  |  Next Release: January 25, 2017 
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Table 2.8.B. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
Year-to-Date through October 2016 and October 2015 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  October 2016 YTD October 2015 YTD Percentage Change October 2016 YTD October 2015 YTD October 2016 YTD October 2015 YTD October 2016 YTD October 2015 YTD October 2016 YTD October 2015 YTD
New England 943 1,607 -41% 122 394 814 1,203 0 0 6 11
Connecticut 73 359 -80% 0 0 73 359 0 0 0 0
Maine 13 19 -32% 0 0 10 12 0 0 3 7
Massachusetts 734 836 -12% 0 0 731 833 0 0 3 3
New Hampshire 122 394 -69% 122 394 0 0 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 22,581 28,464 -21% 0 0 22,401 28,264 0 1 181 199
New Jersey 469 666 -30% 0 0 469 666 0 0 0 0
New York 686 1,013 -32% 0 0 627 957 0 0 59 56
Pennsylvania 21,426 26,784 -20% 0 0 21,305 26,640 0 1 121 143
East North Central 120,343 143,436 -16% 72,381 83,374 47,287 59,298 23 35 652 729
Illinois 30,533 38,460 -21% 1,648 1,741 28,418 36,232 10 11 457 475
Indiana 30,132 34,179 -12% 28,606 31,868 1,516 2,301 9 8 1 0.18
Michigan 19,338 24,978 -23% 19,072 24,712 209 191 4 15 53 60
Ohio 24,336 27,291 -11% 7,153 6,669 17,143 20,573 0 0 39 48
Wisconsin 16,004 18,528 -14% 15,903 18,383 0 0 0 0 101 145
West North Central 96,403 107,310 -10% 95,270 105,948 8 11 47 47 1,078 1,304
Iowa 12,606 15,739 -20% 12,000 15,048 0 0 31 27 576 664
Kansas 12,127 14,075 -14% 12,127 14,075 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 11,302 12,246 -7.7% 11,090 11,968 0 0 5 4 207 274
Missouri 30,199 32,904 -8.2% 30,168 32,866 8 11 11 15 12 12
Nebraska 10,967 12,637 -13% 10,735 12,340 0 0 0 0 232 297
North Dakota 18,077 18,974 -4.7% 18,026 18,916 0 0 0 0 51 57
South Dakota 1,124 734 53% 1,124 734 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 88,139 93,041 -5.3% 77,281 81,747 10,612 10,941 16 19 230 334
Delaware 220 264 -16% 0 0 220 264 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 14,876 16,535 -10% 14,581 16,084 264 421 0 0 31 30
Georgia 16,648 17,628 -5.6% 16,607 17,587 0 0 0 0 41 41
Maryland 5,224 5,566 -6.2% 0 0 5,207 5,540 0 0.12 17 27
North Carolina 12,894 14,328 -10% 12,735 14,146 121 142 9 12 29 28
South Carolina 7,396 8,216 -10% 7,358 8,169 0 0 0 0 38 47
Virginia 6,466 6,544 -1.2% 6,158 6,121 252 365 7 7 48 51
West Virginia 24,415 23,961 1.9% 19,841 19,640 4,547 4,210 0 0 27 110
East South Central 58,434 65,907 -11% 55,719 63,026 2,546 2,692 0 0 170 188
Alabama 14,618 18,331 -20% 14,601 18,312 0 0 0 0 17 20
Kentucky 26,984 29,860 -9.6% 26,984 29,860 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 3,820 4,320 -12% 1,274 1,627 2,546 2,692 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 13,013 13,395 -2.9% 12,860 13,226 0 0 0 0 153 169
West South Central 99,477 110,081 -9.6% 48,330 54,411 50,998 55,504 0 0 149 166
Arkansas 11,416 11,497 -0.7% 9,383 9,531 2,022 1,955 0 0 10 12
Louisiana 7,273 9,317 -22% 4,992 5,581 2,280 3,736 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 10,018 14,011 -28% 8,873 12,876 1,006 980 0 0 139 154
Texas 70,771 75,256 -6.0% 25,081 26,423 45,689 48,833 0 0 0 0
Mountain 74,405 85,989 -13% 65,481 76,088 8,552 9,496 0 0 372 405
Arizona 13,829 16,914 -18% 13,829 16,914 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 13,563 14,678 -7.6% 13,547 14,661 12 12 0 0 4 4
Idaho 11 13 -17% 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 13
Montana 7,666 8,470 -9.5% 167 188 7,493 8,277 0 0 6 4
Nevada 1,103 1,309 -16% 674 906 429 403 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 8,398 9,826 -15% 8,398 9,826 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 9,894 12,601 -21% 9,408 12,006 252 361 0 0 235 234
Wyoming 19,941 22,178 -10% 19,458 21,587 366 443 0 0 117 148
Pacific Contiguous 3,262 3,624 -10% 905 994 2,290 2,567 0 0 67 63
California 60 55 8.9% 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 55
Oregon 905 994 -9.0% 905 994 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 2,297 2,574 -11% 0 0 2,290 2,567 0 0 7 7
Pacific Noncontiguous 980 969 1.2% 203 218 733 700 34 36 11 14
Alaska 367 433 -15% 203 218 130 179 34 36 0 0
Hawaii 613 535 15% 0 0 602 521 0 0 11 14
U.S. Total 564,967 640,427 -12% 415,691 466,201 146,240 170,677 120 137 2,915 3,412

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values for 2016 are preliminary. Values for 2015 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.