Table 5.14. Consumption of Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 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 3,694,618 3,752,472 -1.5% 0 0 3,489,969 3,563,135 204,649 189,337 0 0
Connecticut 1,245,610 1,327,571 -6.2% 0 0 1,245,610 1,327,571 0 0 0 0
Maine 315,079 302,663 4.1% 0 0 110,430 113,326 204,649 189,337 0 0
Massachusetts 2,008,372 2,000,266 0.4% 0 0 2,008,372 2,000,266 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 125,557 121,972 2.9% 0 0 125,557 121,972 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 5,508,412 5,430,250 1.4% 0 0 4,332,164 4,279,138 1,176,248 1,151,112 0 0
New Jersey 1,430,402 1,439,426 -0.6% 0 0 1,082,402 1,094,098 348,000 345,328 0 0
New York 2,084,883 2,046,762 1.9% 0 0 1,510,947 1,482,562 573,936 564,200 0 0
Pennsylvania 1,993,127 1,944,062 2.5% 0 0 1,738,815 1,702,478 254,312 241,584 0 0
East North Central 234,874 250,391 -6.2% 34,810 38,435 0 0 200,064 211,956 0 0
Illinois 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 17,911 17,638 1.5% 0 0 0 0 17,911 17,638 0 0
Michigan 182,153 194,318 -6.3% 0 0 0 0 182,153 194,318 0 0
Ohio 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 34,810 38,435 -9.4% 34,810 38,435 0 0 0 0 0 0
West North Central 632,546 656,309 -3.6% 387,302 425,217 233,614 219,783 11,630 11,309 0 0
Iowa 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 632,546 656,309 -3.6% 387,302 425,217 233,614 219,783 11,630 11,309 0 0
Missouri 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Dakota 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 5,107,615 5,710,075 -11% 0 0 4,586,948 5,153,439 520,667 556,636 0 0
Delaware 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 3,877,326 3,933,291 -1.4% 0 0 3,877,326 3,933,291 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 639,456 624,522 2.4% 0 0 639,456 624,405 0 117 0 0
North Carolina 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 590,833 1,152,262 -49% 0 0 70,166 595,743 520,667 556,519 0 0
West Virginia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
East South Central 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alabama 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West South Central 8,049 11,046 -27% 0 0 0 0 0 0 8,049 11,046
Arkansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 8,049 11,046 -27% 0 0 0 0 0 0 8,049 11,046
Texas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mountain 450 3,077 -85% 0 0 450 3,077 0 0 0 0
Arizona 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorado 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nevada 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 450 3,077 -85% 0 0 450 3,077 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 737,883 734,231 0.5% 0 0 737,883 734,231 0 0 0 0
California 467,506 457,278 2.2% 0 0 467,506 457,278 0 0 0 0
Oregon 110,535 114,085 -3.1% 0 0 110,535 114,085 0 0 0 0
Washington 159,842 162,868 -1.9% 0 0 159,842 162,868 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 423,913 446,086 -5.0% 0 0 0 0 423,913 446,086 0 0
Alaska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 423,913 446,086 -5.0% 0 0 0 0 423,913 446,086 0 0
U.S. Total 16,348,360 16,993,937 -3.8% 422,112 463,652 13,381,028 13,952,803 2,537,171 2,566,436 8,049 11,046

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.