Table 5.14. Consumption of Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 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 3,752,472 3,763,218 -0.3% 0 0 3,563,135 3,552,611 189,337 210,607 0 0
Connecticut 1,327,571 1,295,253 2.5% 0 0 1,327,571 1,280,442 0 14,811 0 0
Maine 302,663 297,513 1.7% 0 0 113,326 101,717 189,337 195,796 0 0
Massachusetts 2,000,266 2,048,139 -2.3% 0 0 2,000,266 2,048,139 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 121,972 122,313 -0.3% 0 0 121,972 122,313 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 5,430,250 5,335,761 1.8% 0 0 4,279,138 4,212,340 1,151,112 1,123,421 0 0
New Jersey 1,439,426 1,380,234 4.3% 0 0 1,094,098 1,034,424 345,328 345,810 0 0
New York 2,046,762 2,014,840 1.6% 0 0 1,482,562 1,503,504 564,200 511,336 0 0
Pennsylvania 1,944,062 1,940,687 0.2% 0 0 1,702,478 1,674,412 241,584 266,275 0 0
East North Central 250,391 259,287 -3.4% 38,435 39,561 0 0 211,956 219,726 0 0
Illinois 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 17,638 10,346 70% 0 0 0 0 17,638 10,346 0 0
Michigan 194,318 209,380 -7.2% 0 0 0 0 194,318 209,380 0 0
Ohio 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 38,435 39,561 -2.8% 38,435 39,561 0 0 0 0 0 0
West North Central 656,309 649,182 1.1% 425,217 412,369 219,783 212,117 11,309 24,696 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 656,309 649,182 1.1% 425,217 412,369 219,783 212,117 11,309 24,696 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 5,710,075 5,442,950 4.9% 0 0 5,153,439 5,027,176 556,636 415,774 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 3,933,291 3,633,452 8.3% 0 0 3,933,291 3,633,452 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 624,522 808,747 -23% 0 0 624,405 808,531 117 216 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 1,152,262 1,000,751 15% 0 0 595,743 585,193 556,519 415,558 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 11,046 7,727 43% 0 0 0 0 0 0 11,046 7,727
Arkansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 11,046 7,727 43% 0 0 0 0 0 0 11,046 7,727
Texas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mountain 3,077 2,042 51% 0 0 3,077 2,042 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 3,077 2,042 51% 0 0 3,077 2,042 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 734,231 790,261 -7.1% 0 0 734,231 790,261 0 0 0 0
California 457,278 520,946 -12% 0 0 457,278 520,946 0 0 0 0
Oregon 114,085 117,293 -2.7% 0 0 114,085 117,293 0 0 0 0
Washington 162,868 152,022 7.1% 0 0 162,868 152,022 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 446,086 380,467 17% 0 0 0 0 446,086 380,467 0 0
Alaska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 446,086 380,467 17% 0 0 0 0 446,086 380,467 0 0
U.S. Total 16,993,937 16,630,895 2.2% 463,652 451,930 13,952,803 13,796,547 2,566,436 2,374,691 11,046 7,727

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.