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Data for December 2016  |  Release Date: February 24, 2017  |  Next Release: March 24, 2017 
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Table 2.8.B. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
Year-to-Date through December 2016 and December 2015 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  December 2016 YTD December 2015 YTD Percentage Change December 2016 YTD December 2015 YTD December 2016 YTD December 2015 YTD December 2016 YTD December 2015 YTD December 2016 YTD December 2015 YTD
New England 1,249 1,795 -30% 194 406 1,048 1,377 0 0 7 12
Connecticut 128 359 -64% 0 0 128 359 0 0 0 0
Maine 16 22 -25% 0 0 12 13 0 0 4 8
Massachusetts 911 1,009 -9.7% 0 0 907 1,005 0 0 3 3
New Hampshire 194 406 -52% 194 406 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 27,060 32,755 -17% 0 0 26,852 32,513 0 1 208 241
New Jersey 553 753 -27% 0 0 553 753 0 0 0 0
New York 723 1,104 -34% 0 0 654 1,038 0 0 69 66
Pennsylvania 25,784 30,898 -17% 0 0 25,645 30,722 0 1 139 175
East North Central 143,512 164,983 -13% 86,824 96,932 55,884 67,141 28 38 776 873
Illinois 35,993 44,030 -18% 1,895 2,033 33,536 41,413 12 13 550 572
Indiana 36,125 39,116 -7.6% 34,330 36,320 1,782 2,786 12 10 1 0.20
Michigan 23,175 29,568 -22% 22,858 29,253 250 228 4 15 63 72
Ohio 29,124 30,576 -4.8% 8,766 7,804 20,316 22,714 0 0 42 58
Wisconsin 19,095 21,692 -12% 18,975 21,522 0 0 0 0 120 171
West North Central 115,593 125,028 -7.5% 114,257 123,424 10 13 59 58 1,268 1,533
Iowa 14,978 17,659 -15% 14,269 16,840 0 0 36 34 673 786
Kansas 14,587 15,851 -8.0% 14,587 15,851 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 13,896 14,649 -5.1% 13,644 14,338 0 0 6 5 245 306
Missouri 35,641 38,277 -6.9% 35,600 38,234 10 13 16 19 15 12
Nebraska 13,315 14,862 -10% 13,041 14,508 0 0 0 0 274 354
North Dakota 21,774 22,739 -4.2% 21,713 22,663 0 0 0 0 61 76
South Dakota 1,403 990 42% 1,403 990 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 103,456 105,370 -1.8% 90,739 92,673 12,432 12,283 19 23 266 391
Delaware 227 276 -18% 0 0 227 276 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 17,651 19,053 -7.4% 17,341 18,581 274 437 0 0 36 35
Georgia 19,321 19,354 -0.2% 19,273 19,307 0 0 0 0 49 47
Maryland 5,971 6,046 -1.2% 0 0 5,950 6,015 0 0.12 21 31
North Carolina 14,818 15,634 -5.2% 14,645 15,436 129 151 11 14 33 33
South Carolina 8,643 9,238 -6.4% 8,601 9,183 0 0 0 0 41 55
Virginia 7,489 7,587 -1.3% 7,135 7,121 288 396 8 8 59 62
West Virginia 29,335 28,181 4.1% 23,744 23,045 5,564 5,008 0 0 27 128
East South Central 69,686 75,121 -7.2% 66,439 71,763 3,053 3,133 0 0 194 226
Alabama 17,478 21,049 -17% 17,459 21,025 0 0 0 0 20 24
Kentucky 32,103 34,381 -6.6% 32,103 34,381 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 4,519 4,830 -6.4% 1,466 1,697 3,053 3,133 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 15,586 14,862 4.9% 15,411 14,660 0 0 0 0 175 202
West South Central 121,097 126,189 -4.0% 58,328 62,331 62,602 63,662 0 0 167 196
Arkansas 14,079 12,830 9.7% 11,525 10,557 2,541 2,259 0 0 13 14
Louisiana 8,566 10,755 -20% 5,852 6,671 2,714 4,084 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 12,322 15,825 -22% 10,977 14,453 1,191 1,191 0 0 154 182
Texas 86,130 86,779 -0.7% 29,975 30,651 56,155 56,129 0 0 0 0
Mountain 90,874 102,261 -11% 80,004 90,285 10,474 11,542 0 0 397 435
Arizona 16,639 19,812 -16% 16,639 19,812 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 16,646 17,461 -4.7% 16,628 17,440 14 16 0 0 4 5
Idaho 13 16 -20% 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 16
Montana 9,389 10,283 -8.7% 203 221 9,179 10,057 0 0 7 5
Nevada 1,192 1,507 -21% 674 1,010 519 497 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 10,547 11,882 -11% 10,547 11,882 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 12,160 14,814 -18% 11,604 14,140 322 440 0 0 235 234
Wyoming 24,288 26,486 -8.3% 23,710 25,781 440 532 0 0 138 173
Pacific Contiguous 4,280 4,882 -12% 1,125 1,401 3,075 3,405 0 0 81 76
California 72 67 7.5% 0 0 0 0 0 0 72 67
Oregon 1,125 1,401 -20% 1,125 1,401 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 3,083 3,414 -9.7% 0 0 3,075 3,405 0 0 9 9
Pacific Noncontiguous 1,174 1,209 -2.9% 237 292 883 858 42 44 12 15
Alaska 433 556 -22% 237 292 154 220 42 44 0 0
Hawaii 741 653 14% 0 0 729 638 0 0 12 15
U.S. Total 677,981 739,594 -8.3% 498,146 539,506 176,311 195,927 148 163 3,376 3,999

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.