Electric Power Monthly

Data for February 2016  |  Release Date: April 28, 2016  |  Next Release: May 25, 2016 
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Table ES2.A. Summary Statistics: Receipts and Cost of Fossil Fuels for the Electric Power Industry by Sector, Physical Units, 2016 and 2015
 

Total (All Sectors)
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 49,873 60,083 40.88 43.55 269 316 103,229 132,487 40.71 43.89
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,307 3,312 42.32 76.71 165 211 2,807 5,494 44.94 76.87
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 408 338 35.80 51.07 10 10 749 822 37.23 54.85
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 707,751 669,546 2.79 4.83 711 724 1,501,120 1,404,585 2.96 4.51

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 37,332 44,588 42.06 43.75 190 219 76,632 98,027 41.92 44.28
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 957 1,406 42.18 71.64 106 127 2,015 2,858 45.01 71.68
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 356 301 31.18 49.17 8 7 634 704 31.96 52.72
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 340,293 310,056 3.07 4.73 384 383 717,255 639,882 3.24 4.55

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 11,969 14,887 36.22 42.12 58 72 25,382 33,064 36.04 41.87
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 305 1,839 41.34 79.88 49 71 724 2,542 43.57 82.54
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 47 20 W W 1 1 96 71 67.88 68.33
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 313,533 303,386 2.51 5.34 280 293 668,702 649,430 2.70 4.73

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 5 23 W 44.32 1 3 12 37 W 50.18
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 477 372 W W 3 3 1,680 917 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 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015 February 2016 February 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 566 585 W 65.23 20 22 1,204 1,358 W 64.67
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 45 67 51.85 99.49 10 13 68 94 57.01 92.94
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 4 17 W W 1 2 19 46 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 53,448 55,731 W W 44 45 113,483 114,356 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.'