Table 5.9. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State by Sector,
2017 and 2016 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2017 Year 2016 Percentage Change Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016
New England 846 1,246 -32% 134 194 709 1,048 0 0 3 3
Connecticut 137 128 7.1% 0 0 137 128 0 0 0 0
Maine 15 16 -5.4% 0 0 12 13 0 0 3 3
Massachusetts 559 907 -38% 0 0 559 907 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 134 194 -31% 134 194 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vermont 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 25,114 28,812 -13% 0 0 24,988 28,598 0 0 126 214
New Jersey 513 563 -8.9% 0 0 513 563 0 0 0 0
New York 311 760 -59% 0 0 242 654 0 0 69 106
Pennsylvania 24,290 27,489 -12% 0 0 24,233 27,381 0 0 57 108
East North Central 143,842 143,250 0.4% 88,355 86,747 54,764 55,796 16 24 707 684
Illinois 34,770 35,899 -3.1% 2,166 1,895 32,059 33,536 8 9 538 460
Indiana 35,450 36,014 -1.6% 34,143 34,303 1,300 1,698 8 11 0 3
Michigan 24,028 23,123 3.9% 23,796 22,871 217 221 0 4 15 27
Ohio 28,524 29,080 -1.9% 7,335 8,716 21,188 20,341 0 0 1 23
Wisconsin 21,070 19,134 10% 20,916 18,963 0 0 0 0 154 171
West North Central 115,350 113,565 1.6% 114,154 112,397 0.12 0.03 28 37 1,168 1,131
Iowa 14,259 14,019 1.7% 13,765 13,477 0 0 22 23 473 519
Kansas 12,542 14,587 -14% 12,542 14,587 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 13,231 13,446 -1.6% 12,957 13,255 0 0 1 2 273 189
Missouri 39,417 35,473 11% 39,411 35,460 0.12 0.03 5 13 0 0
Nebraska 12,959 13,443 -3.6% 12,570 13,056 0 0 0 0 388 388
North Dakota 21,654 21,297 1.7% 21,620 21,263 0 0 0 0 34 34
South Dakota 1,289 1,299 -0.8% 1,289 1,299 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 91,459 103,425 -12% 81,178 90,681 10,022 12,420 14 14 245 310
Delaware 186 227 -18% 0 0 186 227 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 16,874 17,700 -4.7% 16,800 17,341 48 326 0 0 26 32
Georgia 16,808 19,318 -13% 16,770 19,272 0 0 0 0 38 46
Maryland 3,675 5,882 -38% 0 0 3,656 5,864 0 0 18 19
North Carolina 13,435 14,772 -9.0% 13,339 14,645 52 76 12 12 32 40
South Carolina 7,506 8,569 -12% 7,502 8,545 0 0 0 0 5 24
Virginia 5,118 7,520 -32% 4,760 7,135 230 255 2 2 125 129
West Virginia 27,856 29,436 -5.4% 22,007 23,744 5,848 5,672 0 0 0 20
East South Central 61,865 69,467 -11% 59,294 66,214 2,419 3,056 0 0 152 198
Alabama 16,242 17,466 -7.0% 16,231 17,448 0 0 0 0 10 18
Kentucky 27,484 31,859 -14% 27,484 31,859 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 3,865 4,522 -15% 1,446 1,466 2,419 3,056 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 14,274 15,621 -8.6% 14,132 15,441 0 0 0 0 142 180
West South Central 128,187 121,146 5.8% 59,045 58,328 68,972 62,604 0 0 170 214
Arkansas 15,202 14,075 8.0% 13,238 11,525 1,956 2,541 0 0 8 9
Louisiana 8,397 8,566 -2.0% 5,035 5,852 3,362 2,714 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 11,101 12,375 -10% 9,852 10,977 1,088 1,193 0 0 162 205
Texas 93,488 86,130 8.5% 30,921 29,975 62,567 56,155 0 0 0 0
Mountain 91,354 90,967 0.4% 80,973 80,258 10,236 10,517 0 0 145 192
Arizona 16,929 16,639 1.7% 16,929 16,639 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 16,630 16,636 -0.0% 16,628 16,628 0 6 0 0 2 2
Idaho 5 6 -19% 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6
Montana 8,946 9,331 -4.1% 217 256 8,726 9,073 0 0 2 3
Nevada 1,097 1,192 -8.0% 535 674 562 519 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 10,494 10,547 -0.5% 10,494 10,547 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 12,482 12,092 3.2% 12,026 11,604 412 397 0 0 44 91
Wyoming 24,770 24,524 1.0% 24,144 23,911 535 523 0 0 91 90
Pacific Contiguous 4,720 4,271 11% 1,031 1,125 3,623 3,075 0 0 66 72
California 59 63 -6.5% 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 63
Oregon 1,031 1,125 -8.3% 1,031 1,125 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 3,630 3,083 18% 0 0 3,623 3,075 0 0 7 9
Pacific Noncontiguous 1,173 1,222 -4.0% 226 248 911 933 36 37 0 4
Alaska 414 443 -6.6% 226 248 152 158 36 37 0 0
Hawaii 759 779 -2.6% 0 0 759 775 0 0 0 4
U.S. Total 663,911 677,371 -2.0% 484,389 496,192 176,643 178,047 95 111 2,783 3,021

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report.