Electric Power Monthly

Data for August 2014  |  Release Date: October 24, 2014  |  Next Release: November 24, 2014 
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Table ES2.A. Summary Statistics: Receipts and Cost of Fossil Fuels for the Electric Power Industry by Sector, Physical Units, 2014 and 2013
 

Total (All Sectors)
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 74,999 74,510 46.10 44.91 332 340 549,121 535,156 46.15 45.54
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,503 1,956 125.49 120.38 166 178 18,627 13,142 130.74 125.16
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 439 372 55.68 64.10 12 12 3,296 2,945 56.79 63.32
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 913,593 913,083 4.24 4.00 765 760 5,611,930 5,711,391 5.50 4.44

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 55,193 54,375 47.56 46.24 236 237 397,695 391,867 47.13 46.64
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,124 1,353 126.42 122.53 115 118 10,688 8,787 131.47 126.98
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 365 274 52.89 62.01 8 7 2,824 2,152 55.17 62.34
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 394,709 406,236 4.59 4.24 391 384 2,436,587 2,481,281 5.56 4.58

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 19,006 19,383 40.73 40.08 73 80 145,360 137,454 42.55 41.36
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 361 579 W 115.72 43 51 7,721 4,083 130.14 122.00
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 49 34 W W 2 2 335 409 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 457,856 444,009 3.89 3.79 327 335 2,708,901 2,747,574 5.56 4.39

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 7 17 W W 2 2 114 123 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 619 411 W W 2 2 3,487 3,150 W W

 

Industrial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 794 736 W W 21 21 5,952 5,712 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 18 24 W 112.14 8 9 218 272 115.57 112.58
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 24 63 W W 2 3 136 384 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 60,408 62,428 W W 45 39 462,954 479,386 W W


NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Number of Plants represents the number of plants for which receipts data were collected this month.
.... A plant using more than one fuel may be counted multiple times.
Coal includes anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, waste coal, synthetic coal, and coal-derived synthesis gas.
Petroleum Liquids include distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, jet fuel, kerosene, propane, and waste oil.
Natural Gas includes a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels that cannot be identified separately.
Petroleum Coke includeds petroleum coke and synthesis gas derived from petroleum coke.
Note: Values are preliminary. Mcf = thousand cubic feet.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form-923, 'Power Plant Operations Report.'