Electric Power Monthly

Data for April 2016  |  Release Date: June 24, 2016  |  Next Release: July 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 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 40,229 59,958 42.64 43.41 261 307 188,351 254,965 41.64 43.82
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,403 1,515 50.85 79.48 135 159 5,343 9,611 45.85 77.10
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 369 392 37.75 56.16 10 12 1,481 1,552 38.07 55.67
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 748,340 693,083 2.50 3.20 743 727 3,012,079 2,827,166 2.68 3.97

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 31,090 45,081 43.44 44.01 185 217 142,546 190,650 42.66 44.17
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,126 1,082 51.32 80.56 89 104 3,996 5,609 45.98 74.05
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 300 313 31.95 55.11 7 8 1,228 1,300 32.56 53.72
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 356,568 318,796 2.80 3.59 395 384 1,440,640 1,289,486 2.97 4.15

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 8,585 14,215 38.44 40.48 55 69 43,371 61,472 37.09 41.76
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 248 391 W 75.93 36 48 1,223 3,604 44.44 81.53
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 44 54 W W 1 2 188 159 68.50 65.65
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 332,291 318,305 2.14 2.75 298 295 1,337,168 1,306,857 2.37 3.92

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 0.39 13 W W 1 2 19 58 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) 567 413 W W 3 3 2,857 1,763 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 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 April 2016 April 2015
Coal (1000 tons) 554 649 W W 20 19 2,416 2,785 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 29 41 W 78.37 10 7 125 397 55.07 83.49
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 25 25 W W 2 2 65 92 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 58,914 55,568 W W 47 45 231,413 229,061 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.'