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Data for May 2016  |  Release Date: July 26, 2016  |  Next Release: August 24, 2016 
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Table 2.8.B. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
Year-to-Date through May 2016 and May 2015 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  May 2016 YTD May 2015 YTD Percentage Change May 2016 YTD May 2015 YTD May 2016 YTD May 2015 YTD May 2016 YTD May 2015 YTD May 2016 YTD May 2015 YTD
New England 561 1,368 -59% 72 355 486 1,005 0 0 3 8
Connecticut 38 339 -89% 0 0 38 339 0 0 0 0
Maine 7 14 -50% 0 0 5 8 0 0 1 6
Massachusetts 444 660 -33% 0 0 442 658 0 0 2 2
New Hampshire 72 355 -80% 72 355 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 10,601 15,317 -31% 0 0 10,507 15,211 NM 2 94 104
New Jersey 222 441 -50% 0 0 222 441 0 0 0 0
New York 278 632 -56% 0 0 248 603 0 0 30 28
Pennsylvania 10,101 14,244 -29% 0 0 10,037 14,167 NM 2 64 76
East North Central 52,519 69,235 -24% 34,023 43,239 18,132 25,582 15 20 349 395
Illinois 12,714 18,703 -32% 1,730 2,269 10,744 16,181 6 7 233 246
Indiana 13,622 16,281 -16% 12,702 15,182 914 1,093 4 4 2 2
Michigan 9,011 11,903 -24% 8,879 11,759 101 98 4 8 28 37
Ohio 10,570 13,849 -24% 4,172 5,613 6,373 8,209 NM NM 25 26
Wisconsin 6,601 8,499 -22% 6,539 8,416 0 0 NM NM 62 83
West North Central 42,520 51,680 -18% 41,961 51,045 5 6 20 25 534 604
Iowa 4,703 7,810 -40% 4,405 7,477 0 0 12 13 286 319
Kansas 4,879 6,634 -26% 4,879 6,634 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 5,315 6,270 -15% 5,187 6,122 0 0 1 2 127 146
Missouri 14,053 15,428 -8.9% 14,034 15,404 5 6 6 9 8 8
Nebraska 4,782 5,756 -17% 4,692 5,652 0 0 0 0 90 104
North Dakota 8,206 9,448 -13% 8,182 9,421 0 0 0 0 24 26
South Dakota 581 335 73% 581 335 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 36,533 44,858 -19% 32,075 39,182 4,308 5,455 8 14 142 207
Delaware 102 176 -42% 0 0 102 176 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 5,576 7,488 -26% 5,485 7,359 73 109 0 0 19 20
Georgia 6,511 8,332 -22% 6,491 8,307 0 0 0 0 21 25
Maryland 1,972 2,926 -33% 0 0 1,963 2,907 0 NM 9 15
North Carolina 4,439 6,596 -33% 4,331 6,484 NM 89 6 8 18 15
South Carolina 3,358 3,985 -16% 3,335 3,959 0 0 0 0 24 26
Virginia 3,032 3,021 0.3% 2,913 2,777 83 211 NM NM 33 31
West Virginia 11,542 12,334 -6.4% 9,521 10,296 2,003 1,964 0 0 18 74
East South Central 24,898 31,366 -21% 23,706 29,920 1,086 1,337 0 0 106 109
Alabama 5,893 7,804 -24% 5,869 7,779 0 0 0 0 24 25
Kentucky 12,475 15,279 -18% 12,475 15,279 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 1,461 2,121 -31% 375 784 1,086 1,337 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 5,069 6,162 -18% 4,987 6,078 0 0 0 0 82 84
West South Central 36,164 47,112 -23% 18,213 23,614 17,892 23,444 0 0 59 55
Arkansas 4,087 4,991 -18% 3,191 4,103 890 882 0 0 6 6
Louisiana 2,898 4,361 -34% 2,176 2,291 723 2,070 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 3,528 6,259 -44% 3,115 5,884 359 327 0 0 NM 49
Texas 25,652 31,501 -19% 9,731 11,336 15,921 20,165 0 0 0 0
Mountain 32,176 40,493 -21% 28,347 36,048 3,707 4,307 0 0 121 138
Arizona 5,641 7,658 -26% 5,641 7,658 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 6,155 7,184 -14% 6,147 7,177 NM NM 0 0 NM NM
Idaho 6 7 -14% 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 7
Montana 3,369 3,959 -15% NM 110 3,277 3,846 0 0 NM 3
Nevada 317 431 -26% 144 267 174 163 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 3,438 4,584 -25% 3,438 4,584 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 4,212 6,012 -30% 4,082 5,870 NM 101 0 0 38 40
Wyoming 9,038 10,659 -15% 8,806 10,381 158 191 0 0 74 87
Pacific Contiguous 474 550 -14% 185 14 255 503 0 0 35 33
California 31 35 -12% 0 0 0 NM 0 0 31 29
Oregon 185 14 NM 185 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 258 501 -48% 0 0 255 497 0 0 3 4
Pacific Noncontiguous 507 453 12% 116 97 367 333 17 17 NM NM
Alaska 206 197 4.3% 116 97 72 83 17 17 0 0
Hawaii 301 256 18% 0 0 295 249 0 0 NM NM
U.S. Total 236,953 302,432 -22% 178,697 223,513 56,746 77,183 60 77 1,449 1,659

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