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Table 4.11.A. Average Cost of Petroleum Liquids Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, March 2016 and 2015
(Dollars per MMBtu)

Census Division
and State
Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
  March 2016 March 2015 Percentage Change March 2016 March 2015 March 2016 March 2015
New England 10.07 W W 9.62 15.20 10.11 W
Connecticut W 16.52 W -- -- W 16.52
Maine W W W -- -- W W
Massachusetts W W W -- 21.39 W W
New Hampshire 9.62 W W 9.62 13.87 -- W
Rhode Island W W W -- -- W W
Vermont -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Middle Atlantic W 10.90 W -- 9.68 W 13.19
New Jersey W W W -- -- W W
New York 9.67 10.43 -7.3% -- 9.68 9.67 13.20
Pennsylvania 8.94 W W -- -- 8.94 W
East North Central 10.01 15.03 -33% 10.23 15.03 9.60 14.99
Illinois W 15.05 W 9.68 18.66 W 14.09
Indiana 9.72 14.56 -33% 9.72 14.56 -- --
Michigan 9.19 13.33 -31% 9.19 13.33 -- --
Ohio W 16.02 W 10.30 16.15 W 15.62
Wisconsin 24.02 26.12 -8.0% 24.02 26.12 -- --
West North Central 9.10 13.41 -32% 9.10 13.41 -- --
Iowa 10.30 13.98 -26% 10.30 13.98 -- --
Kansas -- 12.76 -- -- 12.76 -- --
Minnesota 9.70 13.57 -29% 9.70 13.57 -- --
Missouri 9.24 13.75 -33% 9.24 13.75 -- --
Nebraska -- -- -- -- -- -- --
North Dakota 7.79 12.89 -40% 7.79 12.89 -- --
South Dakota -- -- -- -- -- -- --
South Atlantic W 16.62 W 8.34 15.78 W 20.74
Delaware -- -- -- -- -- -- --
District of Columbia -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Florida 9.00 16.54 -46% 9.00 16.54 -- --
Georgia 8.87 13.88 -36% 8.87 13.88 -- --
Maryland W W W -- -- W W
North Carolina 9.18 W W 9.18 14.71 -- W
South Carolina 10.90 15.33 -29% 10.90 15.33 -- --
Virginia W W W 7.93 17.04 W W
West Virginia 11.48 W W 11.48 14.62 -- W
East South Central 9.42 14.00 -33% 9.42 14.00 -- --
Alabama 9.24 13.87 -33% 9.24 13.87 -- --
Kentucky 9.47 14.55 -35% 9.47 14.55 -- --
Mississippi -- 13.04 -- -- 13.04 -- --
Tennessee 9.51 13.65 -30% 9.51 13.65 -- --
West South Central W 15.08 W 10.00 15.28 W 14.51
Arkansas W W W 9.76 14.46 W W
Louisiana -- W W -- 14.39 -- W
Oklahoma 10.09 13.77 -27% 10.09 13.77 -- --
Texas W W W 10.17 17.88 W W
Mountain W W W 8.57 15.89 W W
Arizona 8.25 14.68 -44% 8.25 14.68 -- --
Colorado 8.16 -- -- 8.16 -- -- --
Idaho -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Montana W W W -- -- W W
Nevada W W W 10.55 18.29 W W
New Mexico 8.95 15.64 -43% 8.95 15.64 -- --
Utah -- 16.20 -- -- 16.20 -- --
Wyoming 8.59 20.28 -58% 8.59 20.28 -- --
Pacific Contiguous W W W -- -- W W
California -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Oregon -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Washington W W W -- -- W W
Pacific Noncontiguous W W W 5.60 10.60 W W
Alaska 11.83 -- -- 11.83 -- -- --
Hawaii W W W 5.60 10.60 W W
U.S. Total 6.88 12.49 -45% 6.72 12.11 7.45 13.53

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

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.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate and residual fuel oils.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.

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