Electric Power Monthly

Data for February 2015  |  Release Date: April 27, 2015  |  Next Release: May 26, 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 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 60,606 61,440 43.63 45.27 320 324 133,327 129,220 43.90 44.55
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 3,319 4,286 75.96 131.47 214 244 5,509 8,785 76.45 131.15
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 338 356 51.07 W 10 10 822 706 54.85 53.99
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 666,976 572,177 4.83 7.59 723 690 1,397,670 1,263,652 4.52 7.39

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 45,136 43,905 44.08 45.93 224 227 98,835 91,867 44.54 45.24
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,422 2,045 71.78 132.02 132 152 2,883 4,062 71.83 130.87
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 301 312 49.17 57.15 7 8 704 621 52.72 53.92
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 291,795 241,777 4.70 7.18 372 351 606,370 543,679 4.53 6.71

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 14,862 16,810 41.41 42.55 71 75 33,097 35,859 41.11 41.88
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,829 2,197 78.44 131.02 69 81 2,532 4,629 81.48 131.59
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 20 38 W 0.00 1 1 71 72 68.33 W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 320,864 274,863 5.32 8.45 304 296 680,044 602,452 4.74 8.61

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 11 18 W W 2 2 23 36 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) 368 292 W W 2 2 859 692 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 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014 February 2015 February 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 597 707 W W 23 20 1,373 1,458 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 67 44 99.49 127.88 13 11 94 95 92.94 122.46
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 17 6 W W 2 1 46 13 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 53,949 55,245 W W 45 41 110,397 116,829 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.'