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State Profiles and Energy Estimates

Table E7. Electric Power Sector Energy Price Estimates, 2011
(Dollars per Million Btu)

Table E7. Electric Power Sector Energy Price Estimates, 2011 (Dollars per Million Btu)



State



Coal


Natural
Gas a
Petroleum

Nuclear
Fuel
Biomass

Electricity
Imports c,d


Total
Energy e


Distillate
Fuel Oil


Petroleum
Coke


Residual
Fuel Oil



Total
Wood and
Waste b
Alabama 2.87 4.28 22.05 22.05 0.61 2.43 2.56
Alaska 3.35 4.97 23.21 20.89 22.50 12.44 6.36
Arizona 1.98 4.94 23.18 23.18 0.75 2.43 12.44 2.16
Arkansas 1.91 4.64 21.73 20.44 21.55 0.64 2.43 2.13
California 2.21 4.61 23.74 2.88 25.21 3.56 0.71 3.60 12.44 3.32
Colorado 1.72 4.80 23.63 23.63 2.43 12.44 2.33
Connecticut 3.68 4.97 22.15 17.75 18.40 0.65 2.43 12.44 2.76
Delaware 3.41 4.94 21.93 17.24 20.99 2.43 4.51
Dist. of Col. 4.98 21.93 21.93 15.33
Florida 3.53 5.77 21.99 3.82 17.27 9.99 0.77 2.43 4.53
Georgia 3.75 4.64 22.85 19.14 22.56 0.75 2.43 3.03
Hawaii 1.66 23.57 19.52 20.21 2.43 17.15
Idaho 6.74 23.64 23.64 2.43 12.44 6.05
Illinois 1.72 4.82 23.09 23.09 0.63 2.43 12.44 1.26
Indiana 2.47 4.48 21.83 4.87 7.64 0.67 12.44 2.65
Iowa 1.43 5.44 22.91 1.60 12.77 0.63 2.43 1.47
Kansas 1.75 4.71 22.21 1.76 13.17 0.65 2.43 1.79
Kentucky 2.34 5.90 23.03 0.53 2.18 0.40 2.39
Louisiana 2.66 4.31 21.67 3.08 8.96 3.21 0.78 2.43 2.90
Maine 3.68 4.81 22.15 17.75 17.86 2.43 12.44 5.28
Maryland 3.72 4.86 21.93 18.65 21.06 0.75 2.43 12.44 2.78
Massachusetts 3.68 4.88 22.15 17.64 19.49 0.71 2.43 12.44 4.34
Michigan 2.81 4.69 22.17 4.01 13.28 15.64 0.76 2.43 12.44 2.53
Minnesota 1.93 5.88 23.48 23.48 0.90 2.24 12.44 2.50
Mississippi 3.87 4.30 21.76 13.27 17.09 0.68 2.43 3.36
Missouri 1.72 4.97 22.01 22.01 0.65 1.03 12.44 1.76
Montana 1.48 4.15 20.48 1.63 2.01 12.44 1.59
Nebraska 1.51 5.71 22.77 9.86 22.53 0.67 2.43 1.41
Nevada 2.60 4.87 23.94 23.94 12.44 4.31
New Hampshire 3.55 6.01 22.15 19.74 19.97 0.65 3.68 12.44 3.03
New Jersey 4.18 5.11 22.47 20.13 21.67 0.65 2.43 12.44 2.48
New Mexico 2.05 4.84 25.16 25.16 2.43 12.44 2.66
New York 3.27 5.44 22.47 4.01 17.78 15.11 0.75 2.43 12.44 3.57
North Carolina 3.63 5.86 22.01 22.01 0.58 2.43 2.68
North Dakota 1.34 7.84 23.44 23.44 12.44 1.58
Ohio 2.47 4.44 22.32 4.01 8.02 0.63 2.43 2.46
Oklahoma 1.76 4.43 21.90 21.90 2.90
Oregon 1.79 4.04 23.73 23.73 2.43 12.44 3.44
Pennsylvania 2.55 4.72 22.47 18.24 21.32 0.62 2.43 12.44 2.21
Rhode Island 5.01 22.15 22.15 2.43 12.44 5.21
South Carolina 3.84 4.32 22.33 22.33 0.58 2.43 2.11
South Dakota 2.09 5.02 23.29 23.29 12.44 2.33
Tennessee 2.82 4.62 21.55 21.55 0.63 2.43 2.09
Texas 1.87 4.27 22.00 3.08 13.07 6.59 0.62 2.43 12.44 2.73
Utah 1.77 4.19 23.47 23.47 2.43 12.44 2.07
Vermont 5.22 22.15 18.76 21.80 0.63 2.43 12.44 2.35
Virginia 3.55 4.94 19.75 16.02 18.03 0.32 2.16 2.61
Washington 2.21 5.52 27.02 27.02 0.68 3.03 12.44 3.27
West Virginia 2.46 4.70 23.10 23.10 2.43 2.52
Wisconsin 2.50 4.85 22.57 1.64 3.65 0.63 2.78 2.33
Wyoming 1.50 6.91 23.87 23.87 12.44 1.53

United States
2.38 4.80 22.56 2.92 18.93 12.00 0.65 2.64 12.44 2.65
aNatural gas as it is consumed; includes supplemental gaseous fuels that are commingled with natural
gas.
— = No consumption.
bWood, wood-derived fuels, and biomass waste. Note: The electric power sector comprises electricity-only and combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plants
within the NAICS 22 category whose primary business is to sell electricity, or electricity and heat, to the
public.
cElectricity imported from Canada and Mexico. Web Page: All data are available at http://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.cfm.
dState prices are not available. The U.S. average price is assigned to all states. Sources: Data sources, estimation procedures, and assumptions are described in the Technical Notes.
eThere are no direct fuel costs for hydroelectric, geothermal, wind, photovoltaic, or solar thermal
energy.