Table 5.12. Consumption of Nautral Gas for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2019 and 2018 (Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2019 Year 2018 Percentage Change Year 2019 Year 2018 Year 2019 Year 2018 Year 2019 Year 2018 Year 2019 Year 2018
New England 351,302 371,172 -5.4% 1,540 2,658 334,916 353,979 5,891 5,862 8,956 8,673
Connecticut 149,034 141,310 5.5% 496 522 142,289 134,752 2,497 2,325 3,752 3,711
Maine 11,730 15,859 -26% 0 0 9,361 13,718 148 148 2,221 1,993
Massachusetts 111,604 133,263 -16% 952 1,724 106,334 127,086 2,964 3,118 1,353 1,334
New Hampshire 25,693 21,790 18% 79 400 25,381 21,163 45 32 188 195
Rhode Island 53,225 58,934 -9.7% 0 0 51,551 57,260 231 234 1,442 1,440
Vermont 17 16 8.1% 12 11 0 0 5 5 0 0
Middle Atlantic 1,317,087 1,210,777 8.8% 89,507 96,344 1,204,391 1,091,715 8,791 8,068 14,398 14,649
New Jersey 277,795 270,279 2.8% 1,582 1,602 272,204 265,520 1,734 1,094 2,276 2,063
New York 365,544 401,223 -8.9% 87,886 94,681 267,693 296,061 6,269 6,305 3,696 4,176
Pennsylvania 673,749 539,276 25% 38 62 664,495 530,134 789 670 8,427 8,410
East North Central 1,168,361 1,028,576 14% 404,987 379,177 725,680 615,520 7,650 7,958 30,043 25,922
Illinois 172,502 141,840 22% 11,739 10,478 155,078 125,035 1,823 2,094 3,862 4,233
Indiana 230,037 200,862 15% 101,345 90,971 111,896 96,367 1,028 870 15,768 12,653
Michigan 253,869 234,395 8.3% 97,842 91,603 149,348 136,240 3,167 3,195 3,512 3,358
Ohio 363,846 322,524 13% 62,285 72,293 299,079 247,949 1,102 1,218 1,379 1,064
Wisconsin 148,107 128,955 15% 131,775 113,832 10,280 9,929 530 580 5,522 4,614
West North Central 260,969 224,073 16% 215,833 194,749 39,189 24,193 1,806 1,604 4,140 3,527
Iowa 48,906 49,227 -0.7% 45,674 46,478 0.12 76 616 492 2,616 2,181
Kansas 28,782 28,767 0.1% 28,232 28,281 0 0 0 0 550 486
Minnesota 86,011 61,174 41% 65,551 52,642 19,427 7,463 445 492 588 578
Missouri 62,142 56,961 9.1% 41,554 39,575 19,762 16,654 707 586 118 146
Nebraska 12,076 9,230 31% 12,037 9,196 0 0 38 34 0 0
North Dakota 13,817 9,615 44% 13,686 9,479 0 0 0 0 131 136
South Dakota 9,235 9,099 1.5% 9,099 9,099 0 0 0 0 136 0
South Atlantic 2,817,330 2,673,712 5.4% 2,300,179 2,164,942 474,308 471,691 12,952 10,387 29,890 26,693
Delaware 33,688 40,378 -17% 319 282 27,606 35,931 0 0 5,764 4,165
District of Columbia 1,511 614 146% 0 0 0 0 1,511 614 0 0
Florida 1,327,986 1,272,791 4.3% 1,262,062 1,201,253 57,158 63,351 107 151 8,659 8,036
Georgia 430,234 376,880 14% 327,045 284,254 99,660 88,999 1 0 3,528 3,626
Maryland 105,316 105,437 -0.1% 22,900 26,042 72,319 70,383 9,786 8,567 312 446
North Carolina 305,954 331,804 -7.8% 241,074 280,691 62,620 49,428 1,457 974 803 711
South Carolina 178,750 169,642 5.4% 168,922 143,129 8,941 25,704 3 2 884 807
Virginia 414,935 364,055 14% 273,670 227,378 133,755 129,086 87 79 7,423 7,512
West Virginia 18,955 12,112 56% 4,188 1,913 12,249 8,809 0 0 2,519 1,391
East South Central 1,017,088 1,010,560 0.6% 742,039 694,596 252,074 301,053 962 1,079 22,013 13,832
Alabama 414,117 421,586 -1.8% 156,800 155,114 247,450 259,291 0 0 9,866 7,181
Kentucky 113,334 113,487 -0.1% 107,944 105,040 4,426 7,616 0 0 965 831
Mississippi 361,588 368,214 -1.8% 358,718 331,487 51 34,009 0 40 2,819 2,678
Tennessee 128,049 107,273 19% 118,577 102,955 148 136 962 1,040 8,363 3,142
West South Central 2,878,287 2,637,243 9.1% 1,113,512 1,009,781 1,336,517 1,231,936 4,787 4,233 423,471 391,292
Arkansas 155,904 148,397 5.1% 147,395 139,217 6,476 7,221 479 431 1,554 1,528
Louisiana 500,639 442,731 13% 299,170 266,197 37,775 28,935 718 744 162,977 146,855
Oklahoma 341,019 320,293 6.5% 226,720 205,644 110,767 111,483 0.07 0.08 3,532 3,166
Texas 1,880,725 1,725,822 9.0% 440,226 398,722 1,181,500 1,084,297 3,590 3,058 255,409 239,744
Mountain 897,474 808,494 11% 725,201 654,483 158,146 138,452 2,252 2,173 11,876 13,386
Arizona 356,797 285,200 25% 273,400 226,923 82,798 57,666 598 611 0 0
Colorado 127,897 122,889 4.1% 107,650 100,913 19,856 21,648 35 5 356 322
Idaho 32,193 24,271 33% 19,222 12,610 12,187 11,073 168 170 616 419
Montana 5,510 5,153 6.9% 4,067 3,953 1,428 1,176 0 0 15 24
Nevada 191,553 198,627 -3.6% 173,486 180,440 15,166 15,129 262 258 2,639 2,800
New Mexico 104,014 99,161 4.9% 77,649 67,166 25,781 31,205 530 509 54 282
Utah 72,335 66,844 8.2% 66,472 60,620 914 541 658 619 4,291 5,063
Wyoming 7,175 6,350 13% 3,255 1,858 16 15 0 0 3,905 4,477
Pacific Contiguous 867,974 842,767 3.0% 351,183 329,059 433,576 435,397 10,484 11,284 72,731 67,028
California 615,344 646,381 -4.8% 209,860 220,039 326,983 349,196 10,226 10,995 68,275 66,150
Oregon 143,735 123,000 17% 69,066 60,935 73,945 61,412 227 211 497 442
Washington 108,895 73,386 48% 72,257 48,085 32,648 24,789 31 77 3,959 435
Pacific Noncontiguous 24,687 25,669 -3.8% 24,401 25,393 0 0 0.14 3 286 273
Alaska 24,687 25,669 -3.8% 24,401 25,393 0 0 0.14 3 286 273
Hawaii 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 11,600,558 10,833,043 7.1% 5,968,380 5,551,181 4,958,798 4,663,935 55,575 52,650 617,805 565,276

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.