Electric Power Monthly

Data for November 2015  |  Release Date: January 26, 2016  |  Next Release: February 26, 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, 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 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 60,857 71,000 41.33 44.54 299 387 712,351 779,135 43.11 45.73
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 2,300 2,959 54.94 99.41 177 240 22,888 25,537 70.96 124.39
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 419 431 45.65 52.74 11 12 4,405 4,595 53.65 56.11
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 750,192 628,693 2.72 4.62 736 755 9,036,790 7,763,254 3.39 5.20

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 45,650 51,705 42.49 45.51 211 258 533,972 560,287 43.84 46.58
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,391 1,237 54.40 107.56 115 136 13,545 14,126 70.63 126.68
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 354 354 41.65 48.51 9 8 3,772 3,849 51.37 53.69
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 342,861 279,556 3.06 4.90 386 398 4,126,037 3,478,771 3.69 5.36

 

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 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 14,513 18,186 36.65 40.72 67 94 170,671 206,753 39.87 42.33
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 881 1,695 55.30 93.26 50 87 8,665 11,076 70.70 121.73
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 59 36 W W 1 1 458 435 68.46 70.34
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 346,015 289,008 2.39 4.41 302 300 4,260,583 3,623,155 3.10 5.12

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 8 10 W W 1 2 100 170 64.22 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) 749 472 W W 3 3 5,863 5,130 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 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014 November 2015 November 2014
Coal (1000 tons) 686 1,098 W W 20 33 7,608 11,926 64.32 W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 28 28 70.68 105.26 12 17 678 335 80.70 112.72
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 5 40 W W 1 3 175 311 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 60,567 59,657 W W 45 54 644,307 656,198 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 for 2015 are preliminary. Values for 2014 are final. Mcf = thousand cubic feet.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form-923, 'Power Plant Operations Report.'