Electric Power Monthly

Data for November 2014  |  Release Date: January 27, 2015  |  Next Release: February 24, 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, 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 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 69,402 66,194 44.59 45.34 333 326 760,496 736,193 45.89 45.53
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 2,934 2,094 99.41 122.55 213 186 25,372 18,525 124.75 124.76
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 421 332 52.32 56.57 11 9 4,504 4,122 55.56 62.14
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 625,622 623,987 4.62 4.30 723 701 7,736,197 7,770,679 5.19 4.38

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 50,949 48,528 45.73 46.37 237 236 553,734 537,881 46.92 46.60
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,240 1,033 107.59 131.57 125 117 14,216 11,620 127.43 128.36
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 354 262 48.51 53.23 8 6 3,849 3,120 53.52 60.88
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 265,491 256,260 4.90 4.56 375 357 3,321,659 3,360,438 5.36 4.56

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 17,698 16,898 40.37 41.26 71 70 198,430 190,236 42.06 41.41
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,670 1,049 93.19 113.03 75 56 10,870 6,597 121.46 118.78
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 36 52 W W 1 1 435 519 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 302,247 305,625 4.43 4.14 301 301 3,779,827 3,746,994 5.11 4.29

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 10 9 W W 2 1 151 140 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) 471 524 W W 2 2 5,080 4,859 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 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013 November 2014 November 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 745 760 W W 23 19 8,180 7,935 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 25 12 105.86 123.01 13 13 286 309 112.84 113.23
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 31 17 W W 2 2 220 482 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 57,413 61,578 W W 45 41 629,631 658,388 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.'