Electric Power Monthly

Data for September 2014  |  Release Date: November 25, 2014  |  Next Release: December 23, 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 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 70,584 68,838 46.24 45.38 324 335 619,705 603,993 46.16 45.53
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,683 1,624 119.51 122.60 170 174 20,310 14,766 129.82 124.88
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 406 422 54.12 61.43 11 11 3,702 3,367 56.49 63.05
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 779,740 770,983 4.32 4.17 743 754 6,391,670 6,482,374 5.35 4.41

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 52,303 49,265 47.58 46.63 230 236 449,998 441,132 47.18 46.64
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,138 792 121.14 132.99 113 114 11,826 9,579 130.47 127.48
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 345 373 51.54 59.92 8 7 3,169 2,525 54.78 61.98
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 323,732 335,876 4.78 4.45 375 377 2,760,319 2,817,157 5.47 4.57

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 17,536 18,838 41.14 41.01 71 77 162,896 156,292 42.40 41.32
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 523 820 116.15 112.25 47 52 8,244 4,904 129.31 120.41
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 33 4 W W 1 1 369 413 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 400,213 376,720 3.89 3.91 322 334 3,109,114 3,124,293 5.34 4.34

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 13 6 W W 2 2 127 129 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) 548 554 W W 2 2 4,035 3,705 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 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013 September 2014 September 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 732 728 W W 21 20 6,684 6,440 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 22 12 107.87 110.96 10 8 240 283 114.88 112.52
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 27 45 W W 2 3 164 429 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 55,248 57,833 W W 44 41 518,202 537,219 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.'