Table 5.9. Consumption of Coal for Electricity Generation by State by Sector,
2016 and 2015 (Thousand Tons)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2016 Year 2015 Percentage Change Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015
New England 1,246 1,795 -31% 194 406 1,048 1,377 0 0 3 12
Connecticut 128 359 -64% 0 0 128 359 0 0 0 0
Maine 16 22 -24% 0 0 13 13 0 0 3 8
Massachusetts 907 1,009 -10% 0 0 907 1,005 0 0 0 3
New Hampshire 194 406 -52% 194 406 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 28,812 32,755 -12% 0 0 28,598 32,513 0 1 214 241
New Jersey 563 753 -25% 0 0 563 753 0 0 0 0
New York 760 1,104 -31% 0 0 654 1,038 0 0 106 66
Pennsylvania 27,489 30,898 -11% 0 0 27,381 30,722 0 1 108 175
East North Central 143,250 164,983 -13% 86,747 96,932 55,796 67,141 24 38 684 873
Illinois 35,899 44,030 -18% 1,895 2,033 33,536 41,413 9 13 460 572
Indiana 36,014 39,116 -7.9% 34,303 36,320 1,698 2,786 11 10 3 0.20
Michigan 23,123 29,568 -22% 22,871 29,253 221 228 4 15 27 72
Ohio 29,080 30,576 -4.9% 8,716 7,804 20,341 22,714 0 0 23 58
Wisconsin 19,134 21,692 -12% 18,963 21,522 0 0 0 0 171 171
West North Central 113,565 125,028 -9.2% 112,397 123,424 0.03 13 37 58 1,131 1,533
Iowa 14,019 17,659 -21% 13,477 16,840 0 0 23 34 519 786
Kansas 14,587 15,851 -8.0% 14,587 15,851 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 13,446 14,649 -8.2% 13,255 14,338 0 0 2 5 189 306
Missouri 35,473 38,277 -7.3% 35,460 38,234 0.03 13 13 19 0 12
Nebraska 13,443 14,862 -9.5% 13,056 14,508 0 0 0 0 388 354
North Dakota 21,297 22,739 -6.3% 21,263 22,663 0 0 0 0 34 76
South Dakota 1,299 990 31% 1,299 990 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 103,425 105,370 -1.8% 90,681 92,673 12,420 12,283 14 23 310 391
Delaware 227 276 -18% 0 0 227 276 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 17,700 19,053 -7.1% 17,341 18,581 326 437 0 0 32 35
Georgia 19,318 19,354 -0.2% 19,272 19,307 0 0 0 0 46 47
Maryland 5,882 6,046 -2.7% 0 0 5,864 6,015 0 0.12 19 31
North Carolina 14,772 15,634 -5.5% 14,645 15,436 76 151 12 14 40 33
South Carolina 8,569 9,238 -7.2% 8,545 9,183 0 0 0 0 24 55
Virginia 7,520 7,587 -0.9% 7,135 7,121 255 396 2 8 129 62
West Virginia 29,436 28,181 4.5% 23,744 23,045 5,672 5,008 0 0 20 128
East South Central 69,467 75,121 -7.5% 66,214 71,763 3,056 3,133 0 0 198 226
Alabama 17,466 21,049 -17% 17,448 21,025 0 0 0 0 18 24
Kentucky 31,859 34,381 -7.3% 31,859 34,381 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 4,522 4,830 -6.4% 1,466 1,697 3,056 3,133 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 15,621 14,862 5.1% 15,441 14,660 0 0 0 0 180 202
West South Central 121,146 126,189 -4.0% 58,328 62,331 62,604 63,662 0 0 214 196
Arkansas 14,075 12,830 9.7% 11,525 10,557 2,541 2,259 0 0 9 14
Louisiana 8,566 10,755 -20% 5,852 6,671 2,714 4,084 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 12,375 15,825 -22% 10,977 14,453 1,193 1,191 0 0 205 182
Texas 86,130 86,779 -0.7% 29,975 30,651 56,155 56,129 0 0 0 0
Mountain 90,967 102,261 -11% 80,258 90,285 10,517 11,542 0 0 192 435
Arizona 16,639 19,812 -16% 16,639 19,812 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 16,636 17,461 -4.7% 16,628 17,440 6 16 0 0 2 5
Idaho 6 16 -61% 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16
Montana 9,331 10,283 -9.3% 256 221 9,073 10,057 0 0 3 5
Nevada 1,192 1,507 -21% 674 1,010 519 497 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 10,547 11,882 -11% 10,547 11,882 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 12,092 14,814 -18% 11,604 14,140 397 440 0 0 91 234
Wyoming 24,524 26,486 -7.4% 23,911 25,781 523 532 0 0 90 173
Pacific Contiguous 4,271 4,882 -13% 1,125 1,401 3,075 3,405 0 0 72 76
California 63 67 -7.0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 67
Oregon 1,125 1,401 -20% 1,125 1,401 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 3,083 3,414 -9.7% 0 0 3,075 3,405 0 0 9 9
Pacific Noncontiguous 1,222 1,209 1.1% 248 292 933 858 37 44 4 15
Alaska 443 556 -20% 248 292 158 220 37 44 0 0
Hawaii 779 653 19% 0 0 775 638 0 0 4 15
U.S. Total 677,371 739,594 -8.4% 496,192 539,506 178,047 195,927 111 163 3,021 3,999

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.