Electric Power Monthly

Data for September 2016  |  Release Date: November 29, 2016  |  Next Release: December 23, 2016 
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Table 4.11.B. Average Cost of Petroleum Liquids Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, (Year-to-Date) September 2016 and 2015
(Dollars per MMBtu)

Census Division
and State
Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
  September 2016 YTD September 2015 YTD Percentage Change September 2016 YTD September 2015 YTD September 2016 YTD September 2015 YTD
New England 8.56 W W 9.59 11.46 8.16 W
Connecticut 9.48 W W -- -- 9.48 W
Maine W W W -- -- W W
Massachusetts W 13.88 W 9.59 22.01 W 13.82
New Hampshire 9.63 W W 9.63 10.51 -- W
Rhode Island W W W -- -- W W
Vermont -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Middle Atlantic 10.98 12.39 -11% 10.17 9.93 11.07 13.73
New Jersey 9.71 14.99 -35% -- -- 9.71 14.99
New York 11.69 12.00 -2.6% 10.17 9.93 12.01 13.72
Pennsylvania 10.19 13.58 -25% -- -- 10.19 13.58
East North Central W 14.03 W 10.39 14.12 W 13.86
Illinois 10.57 W W 10.71 14.76 10.57 W
Indiana 10.19 14.16 -28% 10.19 14.16 -- --
Michigan 10.24 13.30 -23% 10.24 13.30 -- --
Ohio W 13.88 W 10.49 14.16 W 13.72
Wisconsin W W W 11.46 16.49 W W
West North Central 10.22 13.24 -23% 10.22 13.24 -- --
Iowa 10.86 13.26 -18% 10.86 13.26 -- --
Kansas 10.14 12.96 -22% 10.14 12.96 -- --
Minnesota 11.08 13.84 -20% 11.08 13.84 -- --
Missouri 10.22 13.24 -23% 10.22 13.24 -- --
Nebraska 10.74 22.03 -51% 10.74 22.03 -- --
North Dakota 8.88 13.07 -32% 8.88 13.07 -- --
South Dakota 7.54 12.55 -40% 7.54 12.55 -- --
South Atlantic 9.83 13.07 -25% 9.79 12.72 10.03 14.52
Delaware W W W -- -- W W
District of Columbia -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Florida W W W 11.61 14.66 W W
Georgia 9.02 16.94 -47% 9.31 18.53 7.68 14.11
Maryland 9.12 11.26 -19% -- -- 9.12 11.26
North Carolina W W W 9.92 13.89 W W
South Carolina 10.80 15.16 -29% 10.80 15.16 -- --
Virginia W 11.90 W 7.90 10.74 W 19.05
West Virginia 10.93 W W 10.93 14.33 -- W
East South Central W W W 9.97 13.00 W W
Alabama W W W 9.53 13.35 W W
Kentucky 10.21 13.92 -27% 10.21 13.92 -- --
Mississippi 8.95 10.49 -15% 8.95 10.49 -- --
Tennessee 10.01 12.76 -22% 10.01 12.76 -- --
West South Central 10.26 13.30 -23% 9.95 13.26 11.08 13.41
Arkansas W W W 9.56 13.61 W W
Louisiana W W W 9.54 12.55 W W
Oklahoma 12.07 14.13 -15% 12.07 14.13 -- --
Texas W W W 10.32 13.59 W W
Mountain W 15.14 W 10.94 15.17 W 14.62
Arizona 10.73 13.98 -23% 10.73 13.98 -- --
Colorado 9.69 15.01 -35% 9.69 15.01 -- --
Idaho -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Montana W W W -- -- W W
Nevada W W W 11.79 17.05 W W
New Mexico 10.69 15.94 -33% 10.69 15.94 -- --
Utah 11.23 W W 11.23 14.92 -- W
Wyoming 11.36 15.23 -25% 11.36 15.23 -- --
Pacific Contiguous W W W -- 16.49 W W
California -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Oregon -- 16.49 -- -- 16.49 -- --
Washington W W W -- -- W W
Pacific Noncontiguous W W W 8.12 11.71 W W
Alaska 12.58 17.81 -29% 12.58 17.81 -- --
Hawaii W W W 8.11 11.70 W W
U.S. Total 9.05 12.32 -27% 8.87 12.10 9.63 12.74

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 for 2015 are final. Values for 2016 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."