Electric Power Monthly

Data for January 2014  |  Release Date: March 21, 2014  |  Next Release: April 21, 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 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 67,813 68,094 43.88 45.29 325 320 67,813 68,094 43.88 45.29
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 4,498 1,769 130.48 126.70 267 195 4,498 1,769 130.48 126.70
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 350 348 48.87 57.79 12 9 350 348 48.87 57.79
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 690,842 658,835 7.21 4.49 725 697 690,842 658,835 7.21 4.49

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 47,957 49,199 44.54 46.24 227 224 47,957 49,199 44.54 46.24
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 2,016 1,236 129.65 127.14 161 125 2,016 1,236 129.65 127.14
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 309 237 48.60 56.67 8 5 309 237 48.60 56.67
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 301,321 282,814 6.34 4.46 369 357 301,321 282,814 6.34 4.46

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 19,088 18,161 41.36 41.69 77 75 19,088 18,161 41.36 41.69
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 2,432 489 131.48 126.71 92 57 2,432 489 131.48 126.71
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 33 52 W 0.00 2 1 33 52 W 0.00
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 327,554 315,935 8.73 4.68 314 297 327,554 315,935 8.73 4.68

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 18 17 W W 2 2 18 17 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) 400 327 W W 2 2 400 327 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 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013 January 2014 January 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 750 717 W W 19 19 750 717 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 50 44 117.73 114.45 14 13 50 44 117.73 114.45
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 8 59 W 62.30 2 3 8 59 W 62.30
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 61,566 59,759 W W 40 41 61,566 59,759 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.'