Electric Power Monthly

Data for May 2016  |  Release Date: July 26, 2016  |  Next Release: August 24, 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 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 43,883 61,852 42.39 44.27 260 316 232,234 316,817 41.78 43.91
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,520 1,828 58.87 76.29 147 168 6,863 11,439 48.72 76.97
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 307 419 36.76 58.07 8 12 1,787 1,971 37.85 56.18
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 819,508 760,832 2.48 3.24 751 749 3,831,586 3,587,998 2.64 3.82

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 33,443 47,039 42.56 44.97 183 222 175,988 237,689 42.64 44.33
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,116 1,180 55.16 75.72 94 107 5,112 6,789 47.98 74.34
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 281 357 34.16 56.26 6 9 1,509 1,657 32.86 54.27
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 384,725 347,975 2.79 3.62 397 389 1,825,364 1,637,461 2.93 4.03

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 9,867 14,133 40.71 41.00 58 68 53,238 75,604 37.76 41.62
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 390 639 69.81 77.29 42 51 1,612 4,243 50.46 80.89
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 18 48 W W 1 1 206 207 68.69 66.79
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 375,481 354,389 2.11 2.84 305 312 1,712,650 1,661,246 2.32 3.69

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 0 5 -- W 0 2 19 62 W 59.16
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 587 488 W W 2 2 3,445 2,251 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 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 May 2016 May 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 573 676 60.99 W 19 24 2,989 3,461 W 64.87
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 14 10 66.30 86.77 11 10 139 407 56.21 83.57
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 8 14 W W 1 2 73 107 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 58,714 57,979 W W 47 46 290,128 287,040 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.'