Electric Power Monthly

Data for September 2016  |  Release Date: November 29, 2016  |  Next Release: December 23, 2016 
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Table 2.8.A. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
September 2016 and September 2015 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  September 2016 September 2015 Percentage Change September 2016 September 2015 September 2016 September 2015 September 2016 September 2015 September 2016 September 2015
New England 73 39 85% 3 11 69 28 0 0 NM 0.47
Connecticut 16 2 661% 0 0 16 2 0 0 0 0
Maine 1 1 23% 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.45 0.40
Massachusetts 52 25 106% 0 0 52 25 0 0 NM 0.08
New Hampshire 3 11 -74% 3 11 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 2,290 2,742 -17% 0 0 2,274 2,722 0 0 15 20
New Jersey 45 46 -2.0% 0 0 45 46 0 0 0 0
New York 55 67 -17% 0 0 50 61 0 0 5 5
Pennsylvania 2,190 2,630 -17% 0 0 2,179 2,615 0 0 10 15
East North Central 12,933 14,421 -10% 7,615 8,467 5,256 5,875 2 3 59 76
Illinois 3,385 3,716 -8.9% 154 166 3,185 3,496 NM 1 45 53
Indiana 3,028 3,331 -9.1% 2,915 3,113 111 217 2 1 NM 0.02
Michigan 1,941 2,532 -23% 1,914 2,513 23 12 0 1 NM 6
Ohio 2,749 2,838 -3.1% 811 684 1,937 2,150 0 0 NM 4
Wisconsin 1,830 2,004 -8.7% 1,821 1,992 0 0 0 0 9 12
West North Central 9,845 10,529 -6.5% 9,745 10,392 NM 1 5 2 93 133
Iowa 1,337 1,498 -11% 1,284 1,428 0 0 NM 2 51 67
Kansas 1,313 1,400 -6.2% 1,313 1,400 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 1,234 1,049 18% 1,216 1,023 0 0 NM 0 18 26
Missouri 2,928 3,341 -12% 2,925 3,340 NM 1 2 0.11 NM 0
Nebraska 1,154 1,287 -10% 1,135 1,255 0 0 0 0 19 32
North Dakota 1,784 1,829 -2.4% 1,780 1,821 0 0 0 0 NM 7
South Dakota 93 125 -26% 93 125 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 9,519 8,912 6.8% 8,260 7,731 1,241 1,147 NM 1 17 33
Delaware 11 15 -28% 0 0 11 15 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 1,808 1,767 2.3% 1,775 1,707 30 58 0 0 NM 3
Georgia 1,868 1,721 8.5% 1,865 1,718 0 0 0 0 3 3
Maryland 635 471 35% 0 0 633 468 0 0 2 2
North Carolina 1,589 1,178 35% 1,569 1,170 NM 5 1 1 3 2
South Carolina 670 729 -8.0% 668 724 0 0 0 0 2 5
Virginia 682 653 4.5% 639 625 37 23 NM 1 5 5
West Virginia 2,256 2,378 -5.1% 1,743 1,788 513 578 0 0 0 12
East South Central 6,472 6,592 -1.8% 6,145 6,264 311 310 0 0 16 18
Alabama 1,746 2,061 -15% 1,744 2,059 0 0 0 0 1 2
Kentucky 2,773 2,765 0.3% 2,773 2,765 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 439 426 3.1% 127 115 311 310 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 1,514 1,341 13% 1,500 1,325 0 0 0 0 14 16
West South Central 12,564 12,251 2.6% 6,072 6,127 6,480 6,107 0 0 13 17
Arkansas 1,708 1,321 29% 1,468 1,112 239 207 0 0 1 1
Louisiana 696 969 -28% 477 725 219 244 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 1,259 1,365 -7.8% 1,119 1,207 128 143 0 0 12 15
Texas 8,902 8,595 3.6% 3,008 3,083 5,894 5,513 0 0 0 0
Mountain 7,905 8,596 -8.0% 6,804 7,478 1,055 1,062 0 0 46 56
Arizona 1,596 1,773 -9.9% 1,596 1,773 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 1,344 1,414 -5.0% 1,342 1,412 NM 1 0 0 NM 0.43
Idaho NM 1 NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 NM 1
Montana 957 934 2.5% NM 2 938 931 0 0 NM 0.49
Nevada 130 153 -15% 80 107 50 47 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 724 953 -24% 724 953 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 1,088 1,286 -15% 1,026 1,204 NM 40 0 0 35 42
Wyoming 2,065 2,082 -0.8% 2,017 2,027 NM 44 0 0 9 12
Pacific Contiguous 736 624 18% 210 206 520 413 0 0 6 6
California 6 5 9.8% 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5
Oregon 210 206 2.0% 210 206 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 521 414 26% 0 0 520 413 0 0 0.17 1
Pacific Noncontiguous 95 116 -18% 18 30 73 80 3 4 NM 2
Alaska 31 53 -42% 18 30 NM 19 3 4 0 0
Hawaii 64 63 2.3% 0 0 63 61 0 0 NM 2
U.S. Total 62,430 64,823 -3.7% 44,871 46,706 17,280 17,746 12 10 267 360

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.