Electric Power Monthly

Data for January 2015  |  Release Date: March 27, 2015  |  Next Release: April 27, 2015 
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Table ES2.A. Summary Statistics: Receipts and Cost of Fossil Fuels for the Electric Power Industry by Sector, Physical Units, 2015 and 2014
 

Total (All Sectors)
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 72,721 67,779 44.12 43.90 319 323 72,721 67,779 44.12 43.90
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 2,190 4,499 77.20 130.83 208 267 2,190 4,499 77.20 130.83
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 484 350 57.48 50.87 12 12 484 350 57.48 50.87
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 730,694 691,475 4.23 7.22 712 727 730,694 691,475 4.23 7.22

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 53,698 47,962 44.93 44.60 225 226 53,698 47,962 44.93 44.60
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,461 2,017 71.88 129.71 132 161 1,461 2,017 71.88 129.71
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 404 309 55.36 50.66 8 8 404 309 55.36 50.66
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 314,575 301,902 4.38 6.34 361 370 314,575 301,902 4.38 6.34

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 18,235 19,050 40.87 41.28 70 76 18,235 19,050 40.87 41.28
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 703 2,432 90.58 132.11 67 92 703 2,432 90.58 132.11
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 52 33 W W 2 2 52 33 67.25 W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 359,180 327,589 4.20 8.74 303 314 359,180 327,589 4.20 8.74

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 12 18 W W 2 2 12 18 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) 491 400 W W 2 2 491 400 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 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 January 2015 January 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 775 750 W W 22 19 775 750 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 26 50 76.07 117.73 9 14 26 50 76.07 117.73
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 29 8 W W 2 2 29 8 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 56,448 61,584 W W 46 41 56,448 61,584 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.'