Table 5.14. Consumption of Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2019 and 2018 (Thousand Tons)

  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 3,391,400 3,567,698 -4.9% 0 0 3,251,436 3,393,693 139,964 174,005 0 0
Connecticut 1,152,812 1,142,714 0.9% 0 0 1,152,812 1,142,714 0 0 0 0
Maine 247,953 286,752 -14% 0 0 107,989 112,747 139,964 174,005 0 0
Massachusetts 1,874,608 2,015,957 -7.0% 0 0 1,874,608 2,015,957 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 116,027 122,275 -5.1% 0 0 116,027 122,275 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 5,092,928 5,448,704 -6.5% 0 0 3,952,827 4,292,063 1,140,101 1,156,641 0 0
New Jersey 1,280,530 1,431,562 -11% 0 0 950,747 1,087,763 329,783 343,799 0 0
New York 1,958,517 2,054,078 -4.7% 0 0 1,388,113 1,495,386 570,404 558,692 0 0
Pennsylvania 1,853,881 1,963,064 -5.6% 0 0 1,613,967 1,708,914 239,914 254,150 0 0
East North Central 179,378 233,587 -23% 35,106 34,080 0 0 144,272 199,507 0 0
Illinois 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 18,485 19,959 -7.4% 0 0 0 0 18,485 19,959 0 0
Michigan 125,787 179,548 -30% 0 0 0 0 125,787 179,548 0 0
Ohio 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 35,106 34,080 3.0% 35,106 34,080 0 0 0 0 0 0
West North Central 482,950 672,132 -28% 262,383 432,826 209,879 227,847 10,688 11,459 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 482,950 672,132 -28% 262,383 432,826 209,879 227,847 10,688 11,459 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 5,297,915 5,700,696 -7.1% 0 0 4,876,934 5,248,306 420,981 452,390 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 3,545,259 3,878,338 -8.6% 0 0 3,545,259 3,878,338 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 610,344 648,455 -5.9% 0 0 610,344 648,455 0 0 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 1,142,312 1,173,903 -2.7% 0 0 721,331 721,513 420,981 452,390 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 10,086 8,805 15% 0 0 0 0 0 0 10,086 8,805
Arkansas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louisiana 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 10,086 8,805 15% 0 0 0 0 0 0 10,086 8,805
Texas 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mountain 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 650,245 697,555 -6.8% 0 0 650,245 697,555 0 0 0 0
California 385,958 426,524 -9.5% 0 0 385,958 426,524 0 0 0 0
Oregon 114,155 112,909 1.1% 0 0 114,155 112,909 0 0 0 0
Washington 150,132 158,122 -5.1% 0 0 150,132 158,122 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 453,635 454,307 -0.1% 0 0 0 0 453,635 454,307 0 0
Alaska 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 453,635 454,307 -0.1% 0 0 0 0 453,635 454,307 0 0
U.S. Total 15,558,537 16,783,484 -7.3% 297,489 466,906 12,941,321 13,859,464 2,309,641 2,448,309 10,086 8,805

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.